This is a newly completed wool needlepoint tapestry featuring Young Girl Reading, or The Reader (French: La Liseuse) an 18th-century oil painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. This impressive tapestry captures Fragonard’s most simple yet elegant paintings and has captivated audiences throughout the ages with its warmth and sensuality.
The profile and seated pose of this young girl capture a swirl of gold tone embellishments and tones, yellow, brown, cream, red with colored brush strokes to capture the emotional and physical intensity of the young reader.
The original painting is named Young Girl Reading, or The Reader (French: La Liseuse), is an 18th-century oil painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. It was purchased by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC in 1961 using funds donated by Ailsa Mellon Bruce, the daughter of Andrew W. Mellon, following her father’s death.
The tapestry is made using cross stitches with 100 stitches per square inches
We are selling the needlepoint tapestry only. The frame is not included. You may frame it as you wish. Glass is not recommended.
It took over a month of hard work to hand-stitch this beautiful artwork. Completed cross stitch wall art. It is done by a diagram-scheme with counted stitch, which is the hardest type of stitch to do, and it takes a lot more time to do it, compared to the ones done on colored canvas
Fine New Zealand wool is used to stitch the needlepoint and the canvas is 100% cotton.
This tapestry makes a great gift for your family or friend. You have to see it in person to appreciate its magnificence!
If you wish to order a custom made tapestry, you may send us a high resolution picture. Contact us for a quote.