« 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
« View of the prison of Melun »
Oil on paper mounted on canvas – 20 cm x 30 cm – On the chassis on the back the words « Corot »
« 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 » […]

« A View of Guignonville near Paris »
Oil on paper laid down on canvas – 36 cm x 33 cm – Annotated and dated lower left « Jardin de Charles / Guignonville / 8br 1838 »

A pupil of the painter Jean Victor BERTIN, Coignet is a perfect example of the landscape school of the 1830s and is sometimes referred to as one of the forerunners of the Barbizon school. Seeking to move away from the studios, the painter continued his training in plein air, across France and Europe […]

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