Hungarian Art Nouveau Female Portrait by Armin Glatter

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This striking oil on canvas is by the Benezit-listed Hungarian painter, Armin Glatter (1861-1916). Depicted is a young woman reclined on a sofa, wearing a pretty pink dress, blue headband and heels. She's reading a book but has paused to pose for the artist. Signed " Glatter A " in the lower right corner. Canvas measures 19 x 27 inches. Beautiful Art Nouveau period frame measures 26 x 32.25 inches. Canvas shows a small professional restoration to the background toward the upper right side. Canvas has not been relined and is in good condition. Glatter studied in Munich and Vienna, and exhibited at the Mucsarnok, and is known for his female portraits and other figurative work. He is listed in the Benezit (volume 4, page 303). The most recent major auction sale of a work by Glatter occurred on 10/1/08 at Christie's in South Kensington (London), when lot 154, an unframed female portrait in oil measuring 27.75 by 20 inches (70.5 by 50.5 cm), sold for 1,875 BP or $3,345. Additional images forwarded upon request. ( magyar rhalasz )

Item Details

Reference #:
rhapsody_095
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
Department
Antiques
Year
Late 19th Century
Dimensions
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Weight
Unknown
Condition
Very Good
Material