|Title||Portrait of a young woman holding a posy|
|Medium & Size||Oil on canvas: 30x25 inc. (frame: 42x37 inc.) Monogrammed /l/r|
|Price Band||£10,000 - £20,000|
James Sant was one of the most celebrated portraitists of his time. A pupil of John Varley and A.W. Callcott. Exhibited at R.A.1840-1904, elected R.A. 1869.
As a portrait painter Sant enjoyed the patronage of many noble families. Portraits by him can be seen in many English country houses.
The young lady holding a posy is possibly Sant`s daughter, Mary Edith, born 1852