« Classic landscape at dusk »
Oil on canvas – 62 cm x 106 cm – Signed « CFranco Collantes Ft » in the lower left

Little is known about the life of the Spanish baroque painter Francisco Collantes. In fact, only the minimal information provided by Antonio Palomino and Lázaro Díaz del Valle in a short biography dated 1657 is available to retrace his career. Collantes was already referred to in it as “an excellent painter and especially in his landscapes”. […]

« Fabrics in Sainte Marie aux Mines, Haut Rhin department »
Oil on paper mounted on canvas – 23,5 cm x 31 cm – Signed « Rémond » on the lower right, located on a handwritten ink label with a No. 2 on the back of the frame
« Henri II mortally wounded the marriage of his sister Marguerite de Valois with Emmanuel-Philibert of Savoy »
Oil on canvas (original canvas) – 30 cm x 43 cm – Annotated in Italian in ink on verso
« Young Nettuno woman praying »
Oil on canvas – 40 cm x 32 cm
Signed, dated and localized « E. Dubois / 1827 / Rome » lower left
Exhibitions: Salon of 1827, Paris, n ° 344
« Portrait of a man wearing the Legion of Honor »
Oil on canvas – 21,6 cm x 16,8 cm
« The Temple of Aesculapius in the Borghese Gardens in Rome »
Oil on paper mounted on canvas – Signed, located « Rome » and dated 1823 lower right – 21,5 cm x 29,8 cm
« View of the suburbs of Pausilippo »
Signed and dated lower right « Sal. Candido Sordo / 1827 » – Bears a black wax stamp on the back « Regno delle due Sicilie / Antichità »
Oil on canvas – 25 cm x 32 cm
« View of a villa in a southern landscape »
Oil on paper mounted on cardboard – Signed « A. Desgoffe » lower right – 19,5 cm x 26,5 cm
« Portrait of a young boy wearing a top hat »
Oil on paper, pasted on cardboard – 9.5 cm x 6 cm
« Hunter near the castle of Meudon »
Oil on panel – 24 cm x 36 cm
« Portrait of Madame Césaire BLANQUET in front of Porte d’Amont in Etretat »
Oil on panel – 34 cm x 21 cm
Inscription on the back of the panel « Madame Césaire blanquet, née Ursule Delepin , née au Havre en … Et morte à Etretat le 15 janvier 1898 / Peint par Eugène LE POITTEVIN »
On the reverse of the panel « MULLER fils / Panneau et Cartons / Vernis à Tableaux / Paris »
« Villerville beach at dusk »
Oil on panel (cigar box element) – 19.5 cm x 40 cm
Autographed, signed, localized and dated “A mon cousin Waygand/souvenir affectueux E. DANTAN VILLERVILLE 1881” lower left
« View taken in the surroundings of Florence »
Oil on paper laid on canvas – 25 cm x 37 cm – Painted circa 1827
At the back, an ancient and hardly readable ink writing reading « surroundings of Florence »

A pupil in the studio of Achille Leclerc and then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, he makes his first journey to Italy between 1820 and 1822. There he mostly produces architectural drawings. He goes back there between 1826 and 1828 after having been initiated into landscaping by WATELET. Jules COIGNET also provides him with a few advises […]

« Chaos of rocks »
Oil on paper laid on canvas – 38 cm x 39 cm – Painted circa 1827

A friend of Corot, he follows his vocation far from established doctrines. The son of a miniaturist he hardly got to know, he became in 1817 the pupil of WATELET and then entered in 1820 the studio of REGNAULT. His attachment to the sites of the Paris region goes back to this time, notably to that of Fontainebleau […]

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