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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.

1910s

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.

Dimensions :

H : 55 cm ; W : 71 cm

ITEM ID
301
COLOR
Black, Blue, Cream
DEPTH
1.969" (5 cm)
MEDIA
Oil Paint
STYLE
Portrait
THEME
English Country, Glam Decor
WIDTH
21.654" (55 cm)
HEIGHT
27.953" (71 cm)
AGE
Early 20th Century

Avant-Garde Gallery

Pierre Bosche
11 rue de Miromesnil
Paris 75008
France
Tel: 01 40 07 06 46
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    Lady Astor, Oil on Canvas by F. Martin-Kavel, 1910's

    €30,000
    ~ $31,174

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