The Debt
by Jacques Wely


Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: 1900

Condition: Very nice condition - lined and conserved - ready to hang

Size: 18.00" x 24.00" (45.7cm x 61.0cm)

Framed size: 28.00" x 34.00" (71.1cm x 86.4cm)

Provenance: The collection of Thomas & Christie Accatino (Palm Springs - California)

Further information

This work is titled "The Debt" and depicts a woman beautifully dressed looking glum whilst discussing the money shoe owes to the seated man smoking. The inference is that she will need to find some other way to pay off the money she owes.

Artist biography

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Painter, illustrator. Figures, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

From 1908, Wely was active in Montfort-l'Amaury (Yvelines). He illustrated Breton Souls ( Âmes bretonnes) by Camille Mauclair.

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