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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The embroidered vest
French school 1821 Oil on canvas 64 X 55 cm, mounted by a cleat in an Empire period frame 79 X 66 cm (small accidents). A very fine restoration
Putto playing harp
Pierre Victor Galland 1822 – 1892 Drawing 23 X 29 cm in red chalk heightened with pastel, slightly squared in white stone, named in a
Blanche Odin 1865 – 1957 Watercolor, diameter 26 cm, mounted in its original gilded frame, a little broken, diameter 31 cm. If Redouté was
Bouquet of various anemones
Blanche Odin 1865 – 1957 Watercolor 10 X 14 cm, mounted in its original frame, a little damaged with the gilding 11 X 15 cm, inscriptions
Young Berber with tajine
René Martin 1891 – 1977 Pastel 65 X 50 cm, mounted in a “package” by spinners in its molded and patinated wooden frame 72 X 57 cm. The
Bouquet of red roses in an earthenware vase
Blanche Odin 1865 – 1957 Watercolor 39 X 57 cm presented in its restored green and gold frame at the bottom left, “museum” glass and pH
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
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