Portrait of Mrs. C. (or Lady in Black; Portrait of a Lady in Black) Oil Painting - William Merritt Chase

Portrait of Mrs. C. (or Lady in Black; Portrait of a Lady in Black)

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Finished Size: 30" x 34"
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Portrait of Mrs. C. (or Lady in Black; Portrait of a Lady in Black)", originally brought to life by the talented William Merritt Chase. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to William Merritt Chase and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Portrait of Mrs. C." (also known as "Lady in Black" or "Portrait of a Lady in Black") is a distinguished painting by the American artist William Merritt Chase, created in the late 19th century. This artwork exemplifies Chase's mastery in portraying the elegance and sophistication of his subjects, while also showcasing his skillful use of color, light, and texture. The painting is a striking representation of a woman, identified only as Mrs. C., dressed in a refined black gown that emphasizes the era's fashion and societal norms regarding femininity and decorum.

    William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a pivotal figure in American Impressionism, known for his portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. His work is characterized by a vibrant palette, impressionistic brushwork, and a keen interest in capturing the transient effects of light and atmosphere. "Portrait of Mrs. C." stands as a testament to Chase's ability to capture the essence of his sitter's personality and social status, while also engaging with broader themes of beauty, fashion, and the role of women in society.

    The painting's composition, with Mrs. C. positioned against a dark, indistinct background, allows the viewer to focus on the intricate details of her attire and the subtle expressions of her face, suggesting a sense of introspection and dignity. Chase's technique, with fluid brushstrokes and a nuanced palette, contributes to the overall sense of elegance and poise that defines the portrait.

    "Portrait of Mrs. C." is celebrated not only for its aesthetic qualities but also for its contribution to the understanding of American portraiture and the cultural context of the late 19th century. The painting is a valuable piece in the study of William Merritt Chase's oeuvre, offering insights into his artistic influences, his subjects, and his legacy in the realm of American art. Through works like "Portrait of Mrs. C.," Chase continues to be recognized as a master portraitist, whose work bridges the traditional and the modern, reflecting the dynamic changes of his time.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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100% hand-painted

Each and every piece of our artwork is entirely hand-painted by artists with over a decade of experience. Every painting is infused with a unique personality and an unrivaled value, showcasing art in its rawest and most authentic form just for you.

Museum quality

We adhere to museum-level standards in our creation. Each piece of work is reproduced using techniques as close as possible to the original, coupled with the finest paints and canvases, making the color, structure, and texture of every replica as similar as possible to the original.

Top-level materials

We insist on choosing the best quality paints and canvases from around the world. These selected materials not only offer unparalleled color saturation and durability, but also ensure that the reproductions can withstand the test of time. Only the finest materials can replicate the most authentic artworks possible.

Online proofing

We offer online proofing services, allowing you to be hands-on with every step of the artistic journey. You can personally review and suggest tweaks, and we'll meticulously fine-tune every detail until it aligns with your vision to the tee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
  • Can I customize a specific artwork that's not in your catalog?

    Absolutely! We offer custom painting services. If there's a specific artwork or portrait you'd like, simply provide us with the details or an image, and our artists will recreate it for you.
  • If I want to modify certain parts of an existing artwork (like colors or size), is it possible?

    Yes, we offer modification services. Just let us know your preferences, and our artists will make the necessary adjustments to meet your requirements.
  • How should I display my oil painting reproduction to achieve the best effect?

    For the best visual impact, hang your painting at eye level in a well-lit area, preferably with indirect natural light or soft artificial lighting. Avoid direct sunlight and high humidity areas to protect the artwork.
  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.