Oil on a wooden panel. Representing a landscape of pine forest in the Provençal countryside gardanne, aix, marseille... Gautier in the lower left edge.Provenance: sale of the painter's studio by his rightful holders. Painting from the late 19th century.
Dimensions: 22 x 27 cm. Dimensions with frame: 25 x 29 cm. Condition: good general condition, no shortage or restorations, small scratch on the right edge. Coming from a well-to-do family, François Gautier had the means to paint.He studied at the Jesuit College before joining the school of fine arts in Marseille and getting a medal. There he rubbed shoulders with the masters emile loubon, jean-Baptiste olive or adolphe monticelli. He exhibited at the betting parloary from 1866 to 1870, but the war ended there. He was appointed official painter of the navy in 1910. Friend with the patron and collector Jules cantini (whose name a museum in Marseille bears), he devoted his whole life to painting. His favourite themes are the marines he paints from the coast or directly on his boat as well as the landscapes of Provence in the Aix countryside towards gardanne where he resides. \"The wonderful Provence of painters,\" alauzen di genova, agep 1991. \"the follies of the ledge\", jean-louis parisis and camille moirenc, ed. The item \"Francois gautier (1842-1917) the pine forest in Provence Impressionism\" has been on sale since Monday, February 15, 2021. It is in the category \"art, antiques-art of the 19th century and avant-paintings, enamels\". The seller is \"raou-guil\" and is located in Marseille. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.