Luxury Design, Past & Present
Lady Astor by François Martin-Kavel (1861-1931)
Oil on canvas
Signed : Martin-Kavel lower left, inscribed « B. Sirven Toulouse » and « Lady Astor » on the reverse.
American-born English socialite Nancy Astor was the first female MP in British history to take a seat in parliament. Her exchanges with Churchill, well known misogynist, are famous!
Condition: Framed. Oil on canvas, not lined, in a raking light two minor indentations to her hairline. Two small patches to the centre reverse and upper centre edge reverse of the canvas. Examined under UV: reveals associated retouching to the aforementioned patches. Small hole visible on the reverse (see photos). Overall good condition.
H : 55 cm ; W : 71 cm
Black, Blue, Cream
1.969" (5 cm)
English Country, Glam Decor
21.654" (55 cm)
27.953" (71 cm)
Early 20th Century
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