ON SALE: Oil on canvas 'The Recital' by Jules Worms, signed. SALE PRICE:


WAS £19,950 - CLEARANCE PRICE - £12,950
Oil on canvas 'The Recital' by Jules Worms, signed (French 1832-1924).
Dimensions: Height = 71 cm (28.0")  x Width = 87 cm (34.3") 
Jules Worms, born in Paris on 16 December 1832.  Worms began his career as an illustrator which shows in the painstaking detail of his oils.  A genre painter, a pupil of Lafosse. Jules entered L’Academy des Beaux-Arts on 5 April 1849 and made his Salon debut in 1859 with his Spanish subjects being a notable success. Jules travelled in various countries, especially Spain. He was awarded medals for his work in 1867, 1868, 1878 and the Legion of Honour in 1876. 
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy 
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rennes 
Museum of Fine Arts, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California 
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts 
The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California 

Société des Artistes Françaises, Paris 
1859 - Dragoon Making Love to a Maid on a Bench in the Place Royale 
1861 - Arrest for Debt 
1867 - Medal 
1868 - Medal 
1869 - Medal 
1876 - Departure for the Revue; Awarded Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur 

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