Portrait of a Young Girl by Alexander Roslin is an oil on canvas painting, oval shaped and measuring 45.8 x 37.8cm in size. The painting was sold at Bonhams, London in October 2020. The artwork features a young girl, elegantly dressed in Rococo style attire.
Alexander Roslin was a Swedish Rococo artist of the XVIII century who was well known for his portraits. His Lady with Veil painting has been praised by Denis Diderot as an example of perfect art.
He has also painted other famous works such as Portrait de Anne Vallayer-Coster and Portrait of Franz Josef I, Reigning Prince.
Overall, the Painting Portrait of a Young Girl is one of Alexander Roslin’s many fine pieces depicting the Rococo era style with great attention to detail- from her gown to her hairstyle- truly reflecting Roslin’s skillful craftmanship.