Antique French Woman Figural Portrait Oil Painting Print



About this painting:

"Paint me like one of your French girls..." This vintage French painting exudes a delicate femininity and a romantic mood, with its soft pink tones that gently highlight the relaxed pose of the subject. Found in Paris, Michele has the original oil hanging above her bath, but she also loves to style figure art in bedrooms and walk-in closets.

About the Printshop:

Explore our curated collection of French art prints, handpicked by Michele. Her art collection comes from travels across France, England, and Belgium.

The French Printshop is her passion project to photo document these delicate antique artworks that are 100-140 years old, now in the public domain, intending to preserve this very special period in our art history before they degrade beyond enjoyment.

Michele is continuously on the hunt for antique art as she expands the project, adding to it frequently as she discovers new works. The prints are perfect for art lovers looking to add a touch of European charm to their home decor.

The Prints:

Our Prints are crafted on museum quality matte paper utilizing giclée printing techniques. This paper highlights the artist’s brush strokes and the piece’s aged character, giving each print an authentic charm. This is one of our favorite details about saving these art pieces and what our collectors love most about our prints.

  • Paper thickness 10.3 mil
  • Paper weight: 189 g/m²
  • Giclée printing quality

The Details:

Each art print is made to order just for you and shipped within 5-7 business days in a protective tube mailer. Sizes of the print offerings may vary with each painting and are made to fit standard US frames with thoughtful cropping. Frames are not included.

Due to the handmade nature of our prints and varying computer screen settings, colors might slightly differ. But rest assured, each scan has been meticulously color-corrected by Michele to be as true as possible to the original artwork.

Why collect French art?

France draws artists from all over because of its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Cities like Paris are famous for their art scenes, full of galleries, workshops, and museums like the Louvre. Plus, the light in places like the South of France has a special quality that artists love. France's dedication to arts and culture, along with its beautiful settings, from countryside vineyards to bustling city streets, provides endless inspiration for creatives.

Impressionist paintings are renowned for their vibrant, loose brushwork and extraordinary ability to capture the essence of a moment, particularly the effects of light and color. Originating in France in the late 19th century, this revolutionary art movement marked a departure from the detail-oriented and line-focused approaches of traditional painting, favoring instead the impression of a scene as someone might glimpse it in a fleeting moment.