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RESERVED. Stunning large heavy vintage oil painting of an interior scene with a woman sat looking out of a window.  The detail on this painting is amazing.  A ballerina, perhaps ready for an evening show, sits in a large old house with high coved ceilings with light flooding in through a window.  Within the room are paintings, most likely done by the same artist, Reine Virely Calmez as well as the usual furnishing you would expect, floral vases, a lamp and tables.  However, it is the ballerina that steals the show, she waits patiently sat on the open window, her organza dress spilling into the room.  In all a truly captivating painting.....


Medium: Oil on stretched canvas

Overall size: 29ins x 32.5ins or 74cms x 83cms (Approx)

Date: 1940's

Provenance: France.  

Condition:  The painting is in good vintage condition, you can expect craquelure throughout as well as small areas of missing paint.  The frame, not the original is also vintage, again in good condition, but expect wear and tear commensurate with age such as missing guilding, exposed plaster and the possiblity of further losses

Signed: Reine Virely Calmez (1936-1979)  Reine was born in Nancy, France.  She was a painter of women and interior scenes, tragically she lived a very short life.

Ballerina at the window


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