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Kathy-sue Svoboda
Kathy-sue Svoboda • 1 year ago

'Madame de Florian' the hidden Boldini! Boldini painted in 1898 when Miss de Florian was 24. At auction, it sold for for €2.1 million. The rest of the interesting story: thefrenchsampler....

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Boldini | “The Black Sash” | c. 1905, painting

I love this . . . portrait of Princess Marthe-Lucile Bibesco by Giovanni Boldini.

  • Laura Orabone

    I wish I knew! I am certain I saw other pieces by this artist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, though.

  • Evelyn Nesbit

    Thanks for the suggestion Kristine. I didn't find it among my John Singer Sargent search, but who knows . . . I'll keep searching.

  • Evelyn Nesbit

    Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931). Born in Ferrara, Italy in 1845. Like Sargent, he had an international career, working mainly in Paris, but also in England where he was well known in London. By the turn of the century Boldini had become the most sought after portrait painter in Paris, achieving such a success that his reputation equaled that of Sargent’s in London.

  • Kristine Welliver

    Good work Evelyn, I love this style

  • Evelyn Nesbit

    Kristine, thanks for helping me get on the right track!

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Portrait d'Elizabeth Wharton Drexel Par Giovanni Boldini, 1905

Artist: Giovanni Boldini - Completion Date: 1905; Style: Realism; Genre: genre painting; Technique: oil; Material: canvas; Gallery: Private Collection.

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