19th Century Oil on Board Landscape Painting in Gilt Frame Signed A. Sauzay
Set in the original gilt frame and painted on wood, the antique painting was crafted circa 1880, titled “Hors Concours” (or “Standout” in English) with a plaque on the frame, the subject matter depicts a typical French village with landscape in the style of the Barbizon school. The artwork is signed on the bottom right corner by the artist, Adrien Sauzay, and shows wonderful details and colors. Listed in the Benezit. Adrien Jacques (1841-1928) was a French painter mainly known for his landscapes paintings. Student of Audre and Alberto Pasini, he first exhibited in the Paris Salon in 1863, then at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he became an exhibition member from 1883. He obtained a third class medal in 1881, a second class in 1883, a bronze for the World’s Fair in 1889, and another prize at the Universal Exhibition in 1900. He was promoted knight of the legion of honor in 1906. Measures: 30″ W x 18.5″ H.
|Dimensions||30" W x 2" D x 18.5" H|
Late 19th Century