Antoine Daens (French, 1871-1946)

La Belle De L'Ete

Signed 'Ant.Daens' (lower left)

Oil on canvas

42 x 35.1/4in. (including frame)

Condition: Overall good condition, two small patches to upper middle and lower left. Slight abrasions to lower right, good impasto. In a gilded composite frame with floral and foliate motifs, a few losses and repairs, in a blue mount behind glass.

Price: £1950

Here we can see Daens' attraction to the impressionist style. A light and vibrant image of a forest nymph after bathing.