This exquisite French pastel portrait of a young lady holding her sleeping white kitten is signed by the artist and dated 1893. The alluring soft colors and inviting characters of the portrait are instantly captivating. The artist uses remarkable skill to translate a subtle smile and kind, engaging gaze through his depiction of the young girl holding her cat. This gentle and tranquil scene is exemplified through the young lady's cat who sleeps peacefully in her lap. The portrait is framed behind glass, and the frame is brass with a ribbed design. A lovely addition to a gallery wall or special gift for a feline-loving friend or Francophile in your life. Artist inconnu.
Approx. overall 24½" high x 18½" wide x 1½" deep
Approx. overall 62cm high x 47cm wide x 4cm deep