Circa 1890.  Large, beautifully painted, oil on canvas double portrait of two lovely young women.  Very skillfully executed, one women is blonde the other brunette, standing in an affectionate pose (friends, sisters, lovers?)  Very detailed clothing and accessories in vibrant colors.  Fully signed and dated, probably by the well listed Polish artist, Kazim Bienkowski (1863- 1918). He is also known as Kazimierz Bienkowski. The date is  clearly 1890.  Original gilded gesso and wood frame in good condition.  Painting has all over light cracking with more extensive cracking in the lower right corner but no paint loss.  30" wide x 39 3/4" high  overall, painting is 19 1/2" x 29 1/2" without frame.  Price $3,400.

Item ID # 2898

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