Saturday, September 23, 2017

12 Paintings of the Canals of Venice by the artists of their time, with foot notes. #8

Vahe Yeremyan, United States
Venice
Oil on Canvas
Handmade Original Signed One of a kind
30 H x 55 W x 1.5 in
Private Collection


Vahe Yeremyan is an Armenian-born painter currently based in Los Angeles. He trained extensively to hone his craft, earning a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in Painting as well as a PhD in Fine Art Therapy. He speaks of painting as his lifeblood, and spends nearly all of his time with a paintbrush in hand. Vahe’s impressionist landscapes pay tribute to the 19th century masters while adding a contemporary perspective that speaks to the delicate and sublime beauty of the natural world. His paintings have been exhibited around the globe, from Russia to California, and he is an honorable member of The Artist’s Guild of Armenia and an active member of Oil Painters of America. More on Vahe Yeremyan

Vahe Yeremyan, United States
Santa Maria della Salute
Oil on Canvas
16 H x 20 W x 0.7 in
Private Collection

Santa Maria della Salute (English: Saint Mary of Health), commonly known simply as the Salute, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located at Punta della Dogana in the Dorsoduro sestiere of the city of Venice, Italy.

It stands on the narrow finger of Punta della Dogana, between the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal, at the Bacino di San Marco, making the church visible when entering the Piazza San Marco from the water. The Salute is part of the parish of the Gesuati and is the most recent of the so-called plague churches.

In 1630, Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As a votive offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute). The church was designed in the then fashionable baroque style by Baldassare Longhena. Construction began in 1631. Most of the objects of art housed in the church bear references to the Black Death.

The dome of the Salute was an important addition to the Venice skyline and soon became emblematic of the city, inspiring artists like Canaletto, J. M. W. Turner, John Singer Sargent, and the Venetian artist Francesco Guardi. More on Santa Maria della Salute

Vahe Yeremyan, see above

Antoine Bouvard, (French, 1870-1956)
La Riva Degli Schiavoni - Venice
Oil on canvas 

50.2 x 65.4cm (19 3/4 x 25 3/4in).
Private Collection

Much like Canaletto two hundred years prior, Bouvard built his career around the ever-increasing popularity of Venice as a holiday destination and almost exclusively painted scenes of the city. Here he has captured the Riva degli Schiavoni, literally translating to shore of the Slavs, named after the Dalmatian population which settled here. This view is punctuated by the Doge's Palace, National Library of St Marks and the city gates, marked by the two pillars between the great buildings. These landmarks are symbolic of Venice's great wealth and power whilst a Republic between 697-1797, the architectural style also highlights the city's position as a meeting point between the East and the West. More on this painting

Antoine Bouvard, St. Jean-de-Bournay, 1870 - 1956 was a French landscape painter. He studied architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Constant-Dufeus and became director of a. government agency of architecture. In his paintings he specialized in views of Venice. More on Antoine Bouvard,

Antoine Bouvard, (French, 1870-1956)
Shipping activity in front of the Doge's Palace 
Oil on canvas
28 x 35.5cm (11 x 14in)
Private Collection

Antoine Bouvard (French, 1870-1956), see above

Antoine Bouvard, (French, 1870-1956)
A gondolier on a Venetian canal 
Oil on canvas
63.5 x 96.5cm (25 x 38in).
Private Collection

Antoine Bouvard (French, 1870-1956), see above

Noel Georges Bouvard, (French, 1912-1975)
A Venetian backwater 
Oil on canvas
50.8 x 64.2cm (20 x 25 1/4in)
Private Collection

Bouvard Noel George, 1912-1972, was born on the 25 December, 1912 in Paris, the son of Eloi Noel Beraud, better known as Marc Aldine or Antoine Bouvard. He was a recognised artist of architectural and landscape paintings, however, like his father he became best known for his works of Venetian canals. After studying at Ecole des Beaux Artists he became very influenced by his father and they worked together for many years from 1935 to 1950. Like his father, he often went to Venice to prepare his sketches and drafts from which he was able to create the flowing landscapes and harmonious arrangements, which made his paintings highly sought after in France as well as the UK. Bouvard places the scene carefully on the canvas with surrounding buildings reflecting in the water, and portrays the heat of the sun in its reflection against the stone surfaces. More on Bouvard Noel George

Hermann Dudley Murphy, (1867-1945)
Rio del Paradiso, Venice, Italy, Circa 1908
Oil on canvas 
27 x 20 ¼ inches 
Frame Size: 35 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches 
Private Collection

Murphy first visited Venice while studying abroad in the 1890s and returned again in 1908 on an extended stay with his family, during which Rio del Paradiso was mostly likely painted. 

Rio del Paradiso captures the historic Ponte Borgoloco spanning the canal (also known as the Rio del Pestrin) in the eastern Castello district of Venice. That the view and surrounding palazzos remain much the same today is a testament to the enduring beauty of the Floating City, and supports Murphy’s own assertion that “People go to Paris to study and to Venice to paint.” Boston Herald, November 1908. More on Rio del Paradiso

Hermann Dudley Murphy  (1867   1945) was a major figure in the Boston School style of painting and also as a painter in the Tonalist style emanating from Barbizon, France, Hermann Murphy did a variety of subject matter beginning with portraits and figure studies and later painting still lifes, seascapes and landscapes.  He was especially noted for his floral still lifes.

Murphy was born in Marlboro, Massachusetts and became a student of Edmund Tarbell and Frank Benson at the Boston Museum School.  In 1891, he traveled to Paris and enrolled at the Academy Julian as a student of Jean Paul Laurens.  In painting and also in designing and making of frames, he was the most influenced by James Whistler, whom he met in Europe. More on Hermann Dudley Murphy

William Logsdail, (British, 1859-1944)
Piazza San Marco, Venice 
Oil on canvas
44 x 54.5cm (17 5/16 x 21 7/16in).
Private Collection

Piazza San Marco or St. Mark’s Square is the main public square in Venice.  The Piazza is located in front of the great Byzantine church known as Basilica di San Marco. This Piazza is surrounded by shops, caffè’s and palazzi on three sides. According to local legend Napoleon called the Piazza San Marco “the drawing room of Europe.” More on Piazza San Marco

William Logsdail (25 May 1859 – 3 September 1944) was a prolific English landscape, portrait, and genre painter. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Grosvenor Gallery, the New Gallery (London), and others. He is notable for his realistic London and Venice scenes and his plein air style.

In the autumn of 1880, Logsdail visited Venice where he was to remain, with occasional visits to England, the Balkans, Egypt and the Middle East, until 1900. During this early period in his career, he gravitated towards architectural and subject paintings. 

He also painted some sixty-nine small paintings for the Fine Art Society on the subject of the French and Italian Riviera. In 1893, Logsdail was awarded a medal for oil painting at the World's Columbian Exposition (also known as the Chicago World's Fair).

After spending two years in Taormina and Sicily, he and his family returned to England, settling in West Kensington, London. This marked the beginning of a period of portrait painting for Logsdail, who was offered so many commissions that he was able to pick and choose his sitter at will.

In 1912, he was elected as a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. As his career progressed, he turned to flower studies. More on William Logsdail

Thomas Bush Hardy
The Grand Canal, Venice
watercolour
43 x 68.5 cm
Private Collection

The Grand Canal in Venice, Italy forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. Public transport is provided by water buses and private water taxis, and many tourists explore the canal by gondola.

One end of the canal leads into the lagoon near the Santa Lucia railway station and the other end leads into Saint Mark Basin; in between, it makes a large reverse-S shape through the central districts of Venice. More Grand Canal

Thomas Bush Hardy (1842, Sheffield – 1897, Maida Vale, London) was a British marine painter and watercolourist. As a young man he travelled in the Netherlands and Italy. In 1884 Hardy was elected a Member of the Royal Society of British Artists. He exhibited with the Society and also at the Royal Academy.
His paintings feature coastal scenes in England and the Netherlands, the French Channel ports and the Venetian Lagoon.
Hardy had nine children. His son Dudley Hardy was a painter, illustrator and poster designer. His daughter Dorothy received an MBE after working as a nurse in the First World War. He died on 15 December 1897 in Maida Vale, London. More on Thomas Bush Hardy

Clelia Bompiani-Battaglia, (Italian, 1847-1927)
Venetian flower sellers
Watercolour 
53 x 35.5cm (20 7/8 x 14in)
Private Collection

Clelia Bompiani-Battaglia (5 August 1848, Rome – 23 February 1927, Rome) was an Italian painter. She was a pupil of her father, Roberto Bompiani, and of the professors in the Accademia di San Luca. The following paintings in watercolor established her reputation as an artist: Confidential Communication ( (1885); the Fortune-Teller (1887); A Public Copyist (1888); and The Wooing (1888). Along with Alceste Campriani, Ada Negri, Juana Romani, and Erminia de Sanctis, Bompiani is named as one of Italy's best modern painters. More on Clelia Bompiani-Battaglia






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Sunday, September 17, 2017

12 Paintings, Streets of Paris, by its Artists , - Part 10 - With Footnotes

Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. More on Paris

Charles-Victor Guilloux,  (1866–1946)
Vue du Pont des Arts, Paris, c. 1905
Oil on canvas pasted on cardboard 
26 x 35 cm
Private Collection

The Pont des Arts or Passerelle des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris which crosses the River Seine. It links the Institut de France and the central square of the Palais du Louvre, (which had been termed the "Palais des Arts" under the First French Empire). More on The Pont des Arts

Charles-Victor Guilloux (1866–1946) was a French symbolist artist, born in Paris in 1866 and died in Lormes, Nièvre, in 1946.

An employee of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, Guilloux was a self-taught artist who critics liken to the time of the Symbolist movement. From 1891, his works were successfully received at the exhibitions of the Société des artistes indépendants, and then at the "Impressionists and Symbolists" exhibitions at the gallery of Le Barc de Boutteville.

This structuring of space and the distribution of forms and colors are found in many works painted by Guilloux: He exhibited at the Salon de la Société nationale des Beaux-Arts in 1905, and at the Salon des Indépendants between 1911 and 1914.[1] In 2007, the Musée d'Orsay bought his painting Crépuscule' More on Charles-Victor Guilloux

Frank Myers Boggs, SPRINGFIELD 1855 - 1926 MEUDON, ECOLE AMÉRICAINE
THE BANKS OF THE SEINE, PARIS
Oil on canvas
65,5 x 73,7 cm ; 25 3/4 by 29 in
Private collection

Frank Myers Boggs (* 6. December 1855 in Springfield , Ohio ; † August 8, 1926 in Meudon , Hauts-de-Seine )  was active, and naturalized in France .  He was a painter of urban landscapes, marine. Watercolorist , engraver , draftsman.

Mixing tonalist and impressionist elements, Frank Myers Boggs forged a novel artistic style at the juncture of fin-de-siècle American and European traditions. Born in Ohio, Boggs trained at the École des Beaux-Arts under Jean Léon Gerôme and spent the majority of his life in Paris. There, he accomplished the rare feat of gaining prominence in both the French and American art worlds. By the end of his life, Boggs had essentially transformed himself into a French impressionist: he became a French citizen in 1923 and earned the French Legion of Honor three years later. 

Boggs won a prize from the American Art Association in 1884 and silver medals from the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889 and the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. His paintings are now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as well as the Réunion des Musées Nationaux of Paris, Luxembourg Museum, and Museum of Nantes in France. More on Frank Myers Boggs

Leonardi Manuel, France
Rue de la Roquette
Oil on Canvas
27.6 H x 39.4 W x 1.2 in

In the past the La Roquette district, next to the Marais and Place de la Bastille, was known for containing two prisons: the "petite Roquette" for young delinquents and women, and the "Grande Roquette" for major criminals. The guillotine was brought out at night to bring the lives of the imprisoned to a fateful end…

Today, evenings in the Roquette district are significantly happier: trendy art galleries, countless bars and restaurants. More on Rue de la Roquette

Leonardi Manuel, is a self-taught painter working in mainly in Paris. He mainly paints urban landscapes and people. Oil is his prefered medium, but also works with ink. More on Leonardi Manuel

M O, France
Left Bank Rooftops
Acrylic on Canvas
19.7 H x 7.9 W x 1.6 in

La Rive Gauche/ The Left Bank is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris. Here the river flows roughly westward, cutting the city in two: looking downstream, the southern bank is to the left, and the northern bank (or Rive Droite) is to the right.

"Rive Gauche" or "Left Bank" generally refers to the Paris of an earlier era: the Paris of artists, writers and philosophers, including Colette, Margaret Anderson, Djuna Barnes, Natalie Barney, Sylvia Beach, Erik Satie, Kay Boyle, Bryher, Caresse Crosby, Nancy Cunard, Hilda Doolittle, Janet Flanner, Jane Heap, Maria Jolas, Mina Loy, Henry Miller, Adrienne Monnier, Anaïs Nin, Jean Rhys, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Renee Vivien, Edith Wharton, Pablo Picasso, Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine, Henri Matisse, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Baldwin  and dozens of other members of the great artistic community at Montparnasse. The phrase implies a sense of bohemianism, counterculture and creativity. More on La Rive Gauche/ The Left Bank 

Mo is a Singaporean artist based in Paris, but he wanders the world's cities interpreting modern urban landscapes in his dispassionate, architectural style. His works are based on his impressions of cities ranging from Paris to Hong Kong, Barcelona to Tokyo. After he graduated with a diploma in graphic design, he took a trip to Europe to visit art museums and ended up staying for several years, painting and selling his works on the streets of Paris, Florence and London. More on Mo

Stanislas Lépine, CAEN 1835 - 1892 PARIS
LES TERRASSIERS, ANCIEN ABREUVOIR DE MONTMARTRE/ THE TERRACE DIGGERS FOR THE  FORMER EXTENSION OF MONTMARTRE.
Oil on canvas
26,5 x 36 cm ; 10 1/2 by 14 1/4 in
Private Collection

Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine (October 3, 1835 – September 28, 1892) was a French painter who specialized in landscapes, especially views of the Seine. Lépine was born in Caen. An important influence in his artistic formation was Corot, whom he met in Normandy in 1859, becoming his student the following year.

Lépine's favorite subject was the Seine, which he was to paint in all its aspects for the rest of his life. He participated in the first Impressionist exhibition, held at Nadar's in 1874, although he is generally not considered an Impressionist. His paintings are placid in mood and are usually small in scale. Lépine was awarded the First Prize medal at the Exposition of 1889. He died suddenly in Paris in 1892. More Stanislas Victor Edouard Lépine

Clotilde Nadel, France
HOTEL DU NORD
Oil on Canvas
31.5 H x 31.5 W x 1.2 in
Private Collection

The Hôtel du Nord was built around 1912, and at that time belonged to a Mr and Mrs Dabit. The building still consists of three floors, with eight windows. Written in blue, tiled mosaics on its front façade are the words “Hôtel du Nord”. In 1938, the humble hotel consisted of 40 clean but modest rooms, and a narrow staircase. It was frequented during the week by workers, unemployed people and sailors. The canal could be seen out the windows, and from the attic, which was typically piled high with bric-a-brac. The panorama of Parisian rooftops seen from this window today has not changed since before the war. The Hôtel du Nord also had a picturesque courtyard with a little stable, chickens and a laundry. These days the restaurant has the same zinc floors, black and white tiles, and cozy tables. More on The Hôtel du Nord

Clotilde Nadel. From the graphic art school of the rue d'Ulm in Paris, she created her illustrating studio in the 1980s. After 25 years as an illustrator for advertising and publishing, she retained a precise and realistic touch. But this concrete aspect, almost photographic, both in the making and framing, is at the service of a sensitive reverie and a real poetry. "My imagination works on the places I cross, the images I meet, such as the manga drawings. From this I recompose my own reality. I like to make situations blending the secular tradition of certain cultures, like Japan, and the reality of the contemporary world. I start with images, memories, photographs or lived feelings. More on Clotilde Nadel

Victor Guerrier,  (French, 1893-1968)
Couple au restaurant 
Oil on canvas
73 x 100cm (28 3/4 x 39 3/8in)
Private Collection

Victor Guerrier, (French, 1893-1968)  was born and trained in Lyon living much of his life at Saint Cyr au Mont d’Or. He began his career as an illustrator but made his name painting Belle Epoque subjects and Parisian life between the wars. 

Clearly inspired by the work of Impressionist masters such Manet and Toulouse-Lautrec his work captures and celebrates the diversity of life in Paris at the turn of the century; from the nightclubs of Montmartre to the cafés of the Champ-Elysses, Guerrier depicts French high society in its pomp. There is often a subtle narrative to the work, where a stolen glance speaks volumes. Further evidence of Manet’s work is evident in his figures, who often stare directly at the viewer, creating images that are, at once, engaging and arresting, while the fashions of the age are beautifully rendered with a vivid palette and deftly applied impasto. 

Guerrier also worked in the Alps and Algeria producing a number of Orientalist subjects along with a series of paintings in St Paul de Vence. He exhibited at the Salon de Printemps. More on Victor Guerrier,

Victor Guerrier, (French, 1893-1968)
Couple marchant devant l'opera/ Couple walking in front of the opera
Oil on canvas
100 x 73cm (39 3/8 x 28 3/4in).
Private Collection

The Place de l'Opéra is a square in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, at the junction of boulevard des Italiens, boulevard des Capucines, avenue de l'Opéra, rue Auber, rue Halévy, rue de la Paix and rue du Quatre-Septembre. It was built at the same time as the Opéra Garnier (designed by Charles Garnier), which is sited on it and after which it is named. Both structures were part of the Haussmannian redesign of Paris under Napoleon III of France. More on The Place de l'Opéra 

Victor Guerrier (French, 1893-1968), see above


Doris Clare Zinkeisen, (British, 1898-1991)
Pavillion Dallphine, Champs Elysee
Oil on canvas 
61 x 50.8cm (24 x 20in).
Private Collection

Pavillon Dauphine Saint Clair offers an exceptional setting, close to the Champs-Elysées. Prestigious and emblematic venue of Paris, the Belle Epoque architecture blends decorative art in classic style.


Doris Clare Zinkeisen (31 July 1898 – 3 January 1991) was a Scottish theatrical stage and costume designer, painter, commercial artist and writer. She was best known for her work in theatrical design.

Zinkeisen attended the Harrow School of Art for four years and won a scholarship to the Royal Academy Schools in 1917 together with her sister Anna. They then shared a studio in London during the 1920s and '30s from where she embarked on her career.

Zinkeisen's realist style made her popular as a portraitist and she became a well-known society painter. The subject matter of her paintings, society portraiture, equestrian portraiture and scenes from the parks of London and Paris reflect the lifestyle of the upper class at the time. She also worked widely in other media as an illustrator and commercial artist.

During World War II, Zinkeisen joined the St John Ambulance Brigade. She worked in the casualty department in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington the mornings and painted in the afternoons, recording the events of the day. Following the liberation of Europe in 1945, Zinkeisen was commissioned by the War Artists' Advisory Committee as a war artist for the North West Europe. 

Zinkeisen married Edward Grahame Johnstone, a naval officer in 1927. More on Doris Clare Zinkeisen

Arne Reynaert, Belgium
Je m’appelle Jane et je t’emmerde/ My name is Jane and you are buggered by me
Acrylic on Canvas and Wood
Size: 11.8 H x 19.7 W x 2 in
Private Collection


The abstract background is present and plays an important role in the composition. It might, at the same time, stimulate the spectator towards a story, or at least towards questioning why the forms are there. The abstract forms eliminate all reference to the geographical situation of the scene. It might be at the Djemaa el Fna square, in a Brussels suburb or downtown Paris. And maybe in a few hundred years, there won't be much difference anymore (between these places). More on this painting

Arne Reynaert examines personal and sensitive positions people adopt naturally towards each other, in relation to their environment and themselves. The figures seem somehow or other to be lost in the present, in the indefinable moment between a (the) past and a (the) future. His work represents captivity in the present which, scientifically, does not even exist. Because the artist detests gimmicks, none of the above is a rule: in some of the recent works, the depicted people as a landscape, or the manipulated canvas becomes the landscape, or the people are simply missing (or missed by the spectator). On top, or underneath, the artist questions, philosophically, seemingly ordinary concepts which are part of our daily consciousness, a consciousness that is limited by the resolution of our senses, the capacity of our brain, the limited understanding of our environment and our instinct driven behaviour. 

One often finds Reynaert reflections in scribblings directly in the painting, in writings hitched on or near by the paintings, and in titles. In his questions, thoughts and ideas he takes a distance that is so immense they become universal and often affect deeply. Besides his philosophical approach, Arne Reynaert longs for a purge in his painting(s). He is obsessed by the poetical essence of the image. More on Arne Reynaert


Eugene Galien-Laloue, (French, 1854-1941)
Street Scene with Figures by the Park
Oil on canvas
18"h x 24"w

Eugène Galien-Laloue (1854–1941) was a French artist of French-Italian parents and was born in Paris on December 11, 1854. He was a populariser of street scenes, usually painted in autumn or winter. His paintings of the early 1900s accurately represent the era in which he lived: a happy, bustling Paris, la Belle Époque, with horse-drawn carriages, trolley cars and its first omnibuses. Galien-Laloue's works are valued not only for their contribution to 20th-century art, but for the actual history, which they document. His work can be seen at the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Louvier; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Rochelle; Mulhouse, France.

A typical Galien-Laloue painting depicts sidewalks and avenues crowded with people or tourists mingling before the capital's monuments. He also painted the landscapes of Normandy and Seine-et-Marne, as well as military scenes he was commissioned to produce in 1914. The Republic of France selected Galien-Laloue to work as a 'war artist,' both during the Franco-Prussian War and World War I, chiefly in watercolor. More on Eugène Galien-Laloue



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Sunday, September 10, 2017

17 Paintings, Streets of Paris, by its Artists from 1850-1910 - Part 6 - With Footnotes

Paris, France's capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Wikipedia

Marie-François Firmin-Girard, FRENCH
LE DIMANCHE AU BAS-MEUDON
Oil on canvas 
39 3/8 by 59 in., 100 by 150 cm
Private Collection

Meudon is a municipality in the southwestern suburbs of Paris. The northwest part of Meudon, overlooking the Seine, is known as Bellevue.

Marie-François Firmin-Girard, FRENCH
LE DIMANCHE AU BAS-MEUDON
Detail

François-Marie Firmin-Girard, born 29 May 1838 in Poncin ( Ain ) and died 8 January 1921 in Montlucon ( Allier ), is a historical painter of religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, still lifes and flowers.

He established himself very early, in Paris. He entered the School of Fine Arts in 1854 in the workshops of Charles Gleyre and Jean-Léon Gérôme . He won the second Prix de Rome in 1861 and set up his studio at Boulevard de Clichy in Paris. From 1859 he exhibited at the Paris Salon and the Salon of French artists , winning numerous medals. Sometimes with a realistic style, sometimes close to Impressionism, always with a beautiful light, he painted with equal ease his history paintings, genre scenes, landscapes and flowers. Among his many works are cited San Sebastian, After the Ball, Shopping flowers, The Betrothed, The Terrace at Le Quai Onival or flowers. Firmin-Girard was certainly one of the most popular painters of the public of his time in Paris. More

Pierre Bonnard
LA PLACE CLICHY
Oil on board laid down on cradled panel
20 3/4 by 26 3/8 in. 52.8 by 67.4 cm
Private Collection

Pierre Bonnard
Goûter au jardin
Oil on canvas 
14 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. (38 x 45.4 cm.)
Private Collection

Pierre Bonnard
The rue Tholozé and the Moulin de la Galette
Oil on canvas 
Height: 66 cm (25.98 in.), Width: 34.3 cm (13.5 in.)
Private Collection

Pierre Bonnard
Rue Tholozé (also known as Montmartre in the Rain), c. 1897
Oil on canvas 
Height: 70 cm (27.56 in.), Width: 95 cm (37.4 in.)
Van Gogh Museum  (Netherlands - Amsterdam) 

Theo Tobiasse
Les bouffons du jardin Notre Dame
Oil on paper glued on canvas
20 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.
Private Collection

Luigi Loir
Le Louvre, Paris
Oil on canvas 
39 3/8 by 59 in., 100 by 150 cm
Private Collection


Luigi Aloys Francois Joseph Loir, born 22 December 1845 in Goritz, Austria (now Nova Gorica in Slovenia ), and the died 9 February 1916 in Paris , was a painter , illustrator and lithographer.

Luigi Loir is the son of Tancred Loir François and Thérèse Leban, his wife, respectively valet and housekeeper of the French royal family in exile in Austria. Housed in the duchy of Parma in 1847, Luigi Loir studied at the School of Fine Arts in Parma in 1853. His first painting wass the landscape in Villiers-sur Seine (1865), two years after his return to Paris. He became known for his ceiling paintings. He worked with Jean Pastelot (1820-1870).


He was appointed Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1898. More

Pierre Bonnard
Café Terrace, c. 1898
Oil on canvas 
Height: 33.8 cm (13.31 in.), Width: 49.5 cm (19.49 in.)
Cleveland Museum of Art  (United States - Cleveland, Ohio) 

Pierre Bonnard, see above


Pierre Bonnard
Narrow Street in Paris, c. 1897
Oil on canvas 
Height: 37.1 cm (14.61 in.), Width: 19.6 cm (7.72 in.)
 The Phillips Collection (United States - Washington, DC) 



Eugène Galien-Laloue
The Church of St. Augustin, Paris
Oil on canvas 
39 3/8 by 59 in., 100 by 150 cm
Private Collection

The Église Saint-Augustin de Paris (Church of St. Augustine) is a Catholic church located at 46 boulevard Malesherbes in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. The church was designed to provide a prominent vista at the end of the boulevard both of which were built during Haussmann's renovation of Paris under the Second French Empire. More

Eugène Galien-Laloue (1854–1941) was a French artist of French-Italian parents and was born in Paris on December 11, 1854. He was a populariser of street scenes, usually painted in autumn or winter. His paintings of the early 1900s accurately represent the era in which he lived: a happy, bustling Paris, la Belle Époque, with horse-drawn carriages, trolley cars and its first omnibuses. Galien-Laloue's works are valued not only for their contribution to 20th-century art, but for the actual history, which they document. His work can be seen at the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Louvier; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Rochelle; Mulhouse, France.

A typical Galien-Laloue painting depicts sidewalks and avenues crowded with people or tourists mingling before the capital's monuments. He also painted the landscapes of Normandy and Seine-et-Marne, as well as military scenes he was commissioned to produce in 1914. The Republic of France selected Galien-Laloue to work as a 'war artist,' both during the Franco-Prussian War and World War I, chiefly in watercolor. More

Eugène Galien-Laloue, 1854-1941, FRENCH
PORTE SAINT-DENIS, PARIS
Gouache and watercolor on paper
31.5 by 49.5cm., 12½ by 19½in.
Private Collection

Edouard Léon Cortés
The flower market, Place de la Madeleine
Oil on canvas 
14 1/4 x 17 1/2in (36.2 x 44.4cm)
Private Collection

Edouard Léon Cortés
Le boulevard de la Madeleine
Oil on canvas 
20 1/2 x 31 1/2in (52 x 80cm)
Private Collection

Michele Cascella
Domenica Parigina, Sunday in Paris
Oil on canvas 
19 3/4 x 29in (50.2 x 73.6cm)
Private Collection

Michele Cascella (7 September 1892 – 31 August 1989) was an Italian artist. Primarily known for his oil paintings and watercolours, he also worked in ceramics, lithography, and textiles. He exhibited regularly at the Venice Biennale from 1924 until 1942, and his works are owned by major museums in Italy and Europe, including Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume in Paris, and Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna in Rome. More

Eugène Galien-Laloue
Promeneurs Et Vapeurs Sur Le Quai D'Orsay
Gouache on paper
7 7/8 x 12 1/2in.
Private Collection

Frits Thaulow
A Parisian Street Scene in Winter
Oil on canvas 
29 x 23 3/4in
Private Collection


Victor Dargaud, B. CIRCA 1850, FRENCH
L'HÔTEL DE VILLE DE PARIS
Oil on canvas
60 by 81.5cm., 23½ by 32in
Private Collection


PAUL EMMANUEL PÉRAIRE, (french 1829-1893) 
BORDS DE LA SEINE 
Oil on canvas 
15 3/4 x 25 3/8 in. (40 x 64.5cm)
Private Collection

LOUIS-ROBERT CARRIER-BELLEUSE, FRENCH (1848-1913)
Le vendeur de crêpe/ The pancake seller, c. 1874
 Oil on canvas
92 x 73cm. (36 ¼ x 28 ¾in.)
Private collection, United States




























Acknowledgement: BONHAMS NEW YORK Freeman's, Sotheby's

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