“Having a Rest”
An oil on canvas impressionist painting by the Danish artist Poul Nielsen (1920-1998) depicting a girl seated in an armchair.
Some other examples of works by this artist are included at the end of the photos.
Frame: Presented in an antique finished gilt wood frame.
Signature: Lower left. Also inscribed on the reverse.
Provenance: UK Private collection
Condition: Painting and frame are both in good condition.
Measurements: Painting measures 73 x 39cm and the overall frame 86 x 51cm.
Biography: Poul Nielsen (1920-1998) was a Danish painter. He first studied at the Freiberg Technical School and, after the war, at the Copenhagen’s Art Academy. He subsequently studied throughout Europe and, later, as his palette continued to lighten, in both Egypt and Greece.
Nielsen exhibited widely and with success and was the recipient of numerous medals, prizes and juried awards.