Vittorio Matteo Corcos (1859-1933) oil on canvas “La fille au papillon”
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Vittorio Matteo Corcos (1859-1933) oil on canvas “La fille au papillon”


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Vittorio Matteo Corcos,  famous Italian artist , Art Nouveau portrait oil on canvas ” La fille au papillon ”  .

This one fine example in the Art Nouveau style, very rare to find such a nice example of it .

The painting is framed in an astonishing nice period frame .

This oil on canvas is not signed , therefore it is  ” Attribution or cercle of Vittorio Matteo Corcos ”


Additional info about the artist :

Vittorio Matteo Corcos (4 October 1859 – 8 November 1933), was an Italian painter, well known for his portraits.

Many of his genre works depict winsome and finely dressed young men and women, in moments of repose and recreation.

He also painted portraits of Mussolini (1928), Countess Annina Morosini, Countess Nerina Volpi di Misurata, Giosuè Carducci, Giacomo Puccini, Pietro Mascagni, and Queen Amélie of Portugal, Princess of Orleans.

In 1913, his self-portrait was accepted by the Uffizi museum.

He died in Florence in 1933.


Additional info about the style : 

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910. A reaction to the academic art of the 19th century,

it was inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly the curved lines of plants and flowers.

English uses the French name Art Nouveau (new art). The style is related to styles that emerged in many countries in Europe at about the same time: in Austria it is known as Secessionsstil after Wiener Secession

Art Nouveau is a total art style: It embraces a wide range of fine and decorative arts, including architecture, painting, graphic art, interior design, jewelry, furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass art, and metal work.

By 1910, Art Nouveau was already out of style. So it was replaced as the dominant European architectural and decorative style first by Art Deco and then by Modernism.

Extra info about the artwork :

Title:   ” Beauty and the Butterfly ”

Médium:    oil on canvas

Signature:  not signed

Provenance:   private collection

Dimensions canvas:  40 cm x 68 cm

Dimensions frame : 58 cm x 85 cm ( nice period frame )

Condition: very good condition ( cleaned artwork )

Artiste : Attribution or cercle of Vittorio Matteo Corcos

School : Italian school


Sold with the frame .  No Import or VAT for the EU zone

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Additional information


Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (11 May 1823 – 24 August 1906)


Oil on canvas


Private sale France ( Lille )


Canvas : 90 cm x 68 cm


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