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Lorenzo de' Medici

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Frédéric Soulacroix


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Artist Biography

Joseph Frédéric Charles Soulacroix (1825-1900) was born in Montpellier, France in 1825, and studied under the artists Ramy, Cornelius and Dumont. In 1845 he entered the École des Beaux Arts, and began showing his works at the Paris Salon in 1849. Soulacroix painted a number of history paintings on a chivalric theme, his eighteenth century-clad figures indulging in romantic pursuits under such headings as ‘The Serenade’ and ‘Adieu’. However, he seems to have specialised mainly in portraying, the activities of the wealthier among his contemporaries. He was brilliant in reproducing the textures of silk and satin on the canvas, and used this ability in his depictions of lavish interiors and elegantly dressed figures. His paintings record superbly the lives of the more affluent French families, playing hide and seek, flirting, courting, playing with their pets or making their debut at a ball. He also painted the occasional classical piece, portraying the female nude in elegant poses, for example reclining on a chaise longue in the painting entitiled ‘The Feather Fan’. The National Gallery of Philadelphia owns ‘Un Jeu d’Esprit’, and a painting entitled ‘The Embrace’ is in the Lord Mayor’ s collection at the Mansion House in London.

Paper / Board

255gsm Art Paper

Our standard prints are reproduced on a premium semi matt finish paper. Its micro-porous resin coating provides exceptional colour accuracy and stability

315gsm Museum Quality Watercolour Art Board, Acid Free

Our watercolour board has a natural white finish with a slightly structured, soft-textured surface equivalent to a traditional etching fine art paper. The surface has a special matte coating, designed for high quality fine art reproduction with giclée technology. It is an archival quality paper with great colour accuracy.

Postage & Packaging

Standard Delivery

Standard Delivery items are usually dispatched within 2 working days of the order being placed. We aim to deliver within:

3-5 working days for UK
4-7 working days for Europe
7-10 working days for USA, Canada, Fast East, Australasia and the rest of the world.

Delivery Prices

Standard UK delivery from £3.50
Europe & the rest of the world from £8.00
All prints will be tissue wrapped, bubble wrapped and packed into robust cardboard tubes.

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