“View of St Ouen”
Oil on cardboard – 16 cm x 21 cm
Signed and dated “1897” lower right
“View of St Ouen”
Oil on cardboard – 16 cm x 21 cm
Signed, signed and dated « Madame DERAIN/1897 » lower right
“Figures at the lake Nemi”
Oil on cardboard – 16 cm x 21 cm – Oil on paper laid down on canvas – 32,7 cm x 49,8 cm
Signed lower left
“View of the Nomentano spawn north of Rome”
Oil on paper mounted on canvas – 13 cm x 22.3 cm – On the reverse on the frame a number “6”
“Waterloo bridge, effect of fog”
Pastel on paper – 25.5 cm x 52 cm signed and signed lower right “Souvenir affectionueux / P.A. ISAAC” – located and dated “Waterloo Bridge in the fog / 1903” lower left

A native of Calais, Isaac was the son of a lace manufacturer. He moved to Paris in the late 1870s and decided to become a painter, for which he was trained by Jean-Paul Laurens. He soon received his first commissions and continued this activity until 1895.He was a decorator for Art Nouveau until 1900 […]

“Entrance to the Morosini Palace in San Salvator, Venice”
Oil on canvas – Signed, dated and dedicated “Lecomte du Nouy Souvenir of Venice to Louise Lubeck (?) / 1880” on the lower left – 34 cm x 26 cm
“The last cascade of Isola di Sora, Italy”
Oil on paper laid down on canvas – 25 cm x 38,5 cm
“A Monk reading inside the Coliseum”
Oil on paper laid down on canvas – 21 cm x 28 cm – Signed on the lower right “Granet”

Granet, who was from a modest family, trained under the painter Constantin d’Aix at the Académie des Beaux-Arts of Aix-en-Provence and then in Paris under Jacques-Louis DAVID. He lived for a time at the Capuchin convent alongside the painters GIRODET and INGRES […]

“Prayer to the Madonna”
Oil on canvas, original stretcher – 37.5 cm x 45.5 cm – Signed on the lower right and on the stretcher – On the reverse, various inscriptions including “La prière du soir [the evening prayer]” – fragment of a label, hard to decipher, giving the painter’s biography – On the back of the canvas, dealer’s stamp stenciled “Alphonse GIROUX in PARIS” with a number “239”

Almost totally forgotten today, Desmoulins was above all a history painter. Readily Troubadour, from 1819 on he exhibited paintings of this movement at the Salon. Two examples « Francis I at Laura’s Tomb » and « The Count of Comminges at the Abbey of La Trappe, digging his grave » […]

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