Archibald Knox Gold Pendant for Liberty
Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
‘Lady on The Seine’ by Dietz Edzard*
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Loetz ‘Candia’ Vase with Silver Overlay
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
WMF Flower Dish
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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Portrait of a Young Girl by Widhopff
Oil painting on canvas by the Ukranian born artist David Osipovitch Widhopff (1867-1933).
A quiet portrait of a thoughtful looking young girl, with her head slightly inclined and her gaze directed a little to one side.
She has a somewhat Moorish look, with her strong, wiry dark hair and dusky skin colour.
Painted in an interesting style, with just a minimum of paint plus a few highlights on her clothes and on the simple background, and a richer, more detailed look to her face and hair.
Widhopff was born in Odessa where he commenced his artistic education before moving to Munich where he studied under Max Herterich at the Munich Royal Academy. In 1887 he made a final move to Paris to complete his studies at the Académie Julian. He lived in Paris until his death in 1933.
Signed top right and showing a faint date beneath the signature which appears to read 1892.