French school beginning the 19th
Watercolor 41 X 34 cm, circa 1830, mounted by a marie-louise with bevel gilded in a frame of the time with very beautiful gilding 58 X 49 cm (very small accidents).
It is a tradition to represent extraordinary trees in landscapes …
This was particularly the case in the nineteenth century, their romantic connotation stimulating artists, with works by Corot, Theodore Rousseau, Courbet, even photographers such as Le Gray, among others, for the famous ones, but many less known painters or draftsmen have exercised with talent …
I had fun keeping them when I found them and gradually take them out of my cartons when I find a frame adapted.
The watercolor that I present today dates around 1830’s, and shows us a multi-centennial tree (ash?), certainly ripped open by lightning and whose large branches were sawn.
The deep wound, splitting the sapwood to the heart gives a dramatic look to the work, exacerbating its romantic side.
Anonymous, but an annotation “G. Keller Paris “on the back, signature or name of the older owner, I do not know.
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Bathers at the river
Fernand Laval 1886-1966 Watercolor gouache on cardboard 27 X 36 cm, mounted in a small frame with golden patterns 29 X 38 cm (small accident).
Academic study of a men
“French School Circa 1880 : “academic Study Of Men”” Oil on canvas 55 X 46 cm, mounted in a modern golden baguette 70 X
A bearded man
Achille Fouquier 1817-1895? “Study of a bearded man (self-portrait?)” Pencil drawing enhanced with white stone on beige paper, 45 X 30 cm at
Flowers with insects
French school circa 1820 Watercolor on vellum 39 X 51 cm stretched by the edges on a thick cardboard 45 X 55 cm mounted nailed in a restoration
Prayer in front of the village
Raymond Dierickx 1904-1978 Gouache 49 X 60 cm mounted under neutral pH mat 60 X 80 cm. Capped in Joan of Arc, a man is damaged in prayer in front
Still life to the old books
French school of the XIXth century Oil on canvas 81 X 100 cm, monogrammed AR and dated 1893. Despite poor restorations, particularly on the edges
French school 19th “Landscape at the factory” French school circa 1820/30, oil on canvas 24.5 X 33 cm, mounted by a Marie-Louise in a
Paul Mantes 1921 – 2004 Pencil drawing and stump 64 X 48 cm mounted by a black Marie-Louise in an Art-Deco frame in blond bramble 81 X 64
Paul Mantes 1921 – 2004 Pencil drawing 64 X 48 cm mounted by a black Marie-Louise in an Art-Deco frame in Macassar ebony 92 X 72 cm, signed
Achille Fouquier 1817 – 1895 Pencil drawing heightened with watercolor 11 X 18 cm approximately, signed with the monogram and dated May 27,