Redhead Beauty c~ by British Painter Abbey Abraham Altson (1866 – 1949); known for his Romanticism female portraits, genre paintings and still life artwork.
A portrait of a beautiful young lady with read hair wearing an open shoulder black dress with a blue gold embroidered lining and a linen white blouse, set against a dark background.
This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.
Info Below From ArtRecord.com
Abbey Abraham Altson was born in Middlesbororough-on-Tees, Yorkshire in the year 1864. In September of 1883 he and his brother Barnett Hayman Altson went to Australia ; and beginning in 1885 Abraham began to study drawing two nights a week at the National Gallery School of Design, located in Melbourne.
I 1886 he then enrolled as a full time student in the School of Painting; studying with other well known artist, such as Fred McCubbin, John Longstaff, Emmanuel Phillips Fox, David Davies, Tudor St. George Tucker and Fred Williams.
Abraham won prizes each year he was at the school, and critics herald him as a most promising pupil of the future.