19th-century French school painting on wood. The work is signed and smooth to the touch.

This small French oil painting shows a soldier or infantry, known as a "Fantassin." His outfit and weapon place him at around 1870, and as part of the Franco-Prussian War. The painting itself has cleaned and revarnished, which is why the colors are so bright. A signature is noticeable in the lower right hand corner, "A. Fournier."

The painting itself has a few scratches and marks on it's surface and around the edges, due to a previous framing. Otherwise it is in excellent condition. The frame is contemporary and not an authentic antique.

  • Overall Size: 11.8" x 9.4" / 30cm x 24.5cm.
  • Size without the frame: 8.2" x 6.2" / 21cm x 16cm.
  • Country: France.
  • Signed: Yes
  • Date: Late 19th century.
  • Materials: Oil on wood with a contemporary antique-style frame. 
  • Condition: The painting has been cleaned and varnished. There are some scratch marks on the surface, and along the edges due to a previous framing. The frame itself is contemporary and not an authentic antique. 
  • Shipping: This painting includes free shipping. An additional fee is applied for Australia, New Zealand, and Asia.
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