Ray as Madame du Barry

Sir William Russell Flint

P.R.A., P.R.W.S., R.S.W., R.O.I., R.E.

russell flint ray as du barry, print

'Ray as Madame du Barry'
Limited Edition of 500
Image size 10.5" diameter.
Published, 1986
Complete with wash/line mount


Ray Fuller was a model frequently for Sir William Russell Flint's paintings.
The title 'Ray', was published as an unsigned limited edition and became a sought after image.
We can also see the other painting that paired with 'Ray as Madame du Barry'; 'Ray as Madame Pompadour'.

In the mid 1950s Sir Willaim Russell flint had been commissioned to produce seven pictures to illustrate memoirs of madame Du Barry. As the majority of these were red chalk drawings published by Felix Rosenstiel.
He continued to further pursue the subject acquiring the assistance of Ray Fuller to act as his model and produce a pair a full water-colour images.
"Ray as Madame du Barry" / "Ray as Madame Pompadour"

It must be mentioned that the work of one particulary successful artist some forty to fifty years ago has now moved into enormous prominence both artistically and financially.
The signed prints and paintings of L.S.Lowry are increasing in value on a regular basis and his work has now become of greater value than many modern masters. View here.

Recognized worldwide as a master of watercolour painting, Sir William Russell Flint's work enjoys the prominence of some of the finest and most experienced paintings of our time.

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