19th Century French Sheep Oil Painting in Carved Gilt Frame Signed C. Quinton
Set in the original carved giltwood frame, this oil on canvas painting was created in France, circa 1880, the peaceful painting depicts a pastoral scene with cows drinking in a pasture while a seated farmer is watching. The artwork is signed on the lower right corner by French artist C. Quinton. The painting is in excellent condition with rich colors and wonderful details. Clement Henri Quinton (1851-1924), also known as Charles Henri Quinton, was a French artist born in Paris in 1851; he was in the Paris Salon starting in 1879, then at the Salon des Artistes Francais. He won a third price in 1890 and a second price in 1892. He mainly painted in the Limousin, the French Pyrenees and in Brittany. His landscapes are usually animated with shepherds, farmers and flocks. Listed in the Benezit (see last picture). Measures: 34.25″ W x 30″ H.
|Dimensions||34.25" W x 3" D x 30" H|
Late 19th Century