(1871 – 1929)
Title: "Bouquet de Fleurs"
Date: c. 1900
Size: Height 29 inches Width 33 ½ inches (framed)
This accomplished French artist specialized in flower paintings and genre scenes. He was born in Mulhouse on June 4, 1871 and died in Paris in 1929. He received his formal education in Paris with renowned art masters including Benjamin Constant (1845-1902), Jules Lefebvre (1836-1911) and Tony Robert-Fleury (1837-1912). He exhibited at the Society of Artistes France from 1901 and also at the Paris Salon from 1897. He received an Honorable Mention in 1899 and was awarded a Third Class Medal in 1900 and a Second Class Medal in 1910. Examples of his work may be seen at various museums including Musee Picardie, Amiens, Narbonne and Perpignan.
This Impressionist flower painting captures the very essence of true Impressionism – powerful colour, texture and great depth – all combined in a master’s touch. This superb example of his work is presented in pristine condition, in its important period frame and is signed by the artist.