Early 20th Century Oil on Board Flower Painting in Carved Frame Signed P. Forest
Set in the original carved frame, this large oil on board painting was created in France, circa 1910. The art work depicts a large bouquet of flowers inside a Provencal ceramic vase. The painting is signed in the lower left corner by the artist, P. Forest. The artist’s technique in the painting is truly beautiful and the elegant frame is married well with the perfect movements in the composition. The colorful painting is in excellent condition with rich colors in the red, green, blue and yellow palette. Nail in the back for easy installation. Pierre Forest (1881-1971) was a French painter born in Nice. Nephew of famous engraver Tony Forest Fleury, he painted in oil but specialized in pastels, representing landscapes and marine scenes. Between 1931 and 1943, Forest presented a collection of floral compositions and marine scenes at the Salon des Independants of which he became member of the board. Personal expositions in Paris and throughout France, in South America, Switzerland and Marocco. Forest died in Paris in 1971. Listed in the Benezit. Measures: 32″ W x 37.5″ H.
|Dimensions||32 × 2 × 37.5 in|
Early 20th Century