1 Small Antique Victorian Original Impressionist English Oil Painting 19th Century Landscape After Antonine Guillemet.
In the style of after Guillemet.
Study depicting a beautiful country landscape scene of 2 cottages, by river & church in the background & birds in the sky.
Oil painting on board.
Monogrammed signed by an unknown artist E.D.
Guillemet was a pupil of Corot and Oudinot.
He made his Salon debut in 1865.
His work, which reflects his masters' teachings, earned him numerous awards and distinctions a jury commendation at the Salon of 187.
Second-class medal in 1874 and 1876, a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1889.
He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1880, an Officer in 1896, and a Commander in 1910.
He won a medal in Munich in 1905.
His work was nonetheless criticised by Manet, who found fault with his excessively heavy and vigorous approach.
As a member of the Impressionist group, it was Guillemet together with Duranty who introduced Manet to Emile Zola.
Perhaps surprisingly, it was also Guillemet a highly bourgeois figure who succeeded in getting a painting by Cézanne, accepted for the Salon of 1882. The catalogue reads Cézanne, pupil of Guillemet Cézanne, élève de Guillemet. This painting has intriguing quality to it.
Set in a beautiful carved wooden frame having acanthus leaves foliage decorations.
Circa late 19th century late Victorian.
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Provenance bought from a private seller.
Offered in old used condition.
Having noticeable chips to the frame, stains to the surface board commensurate with usage & old age.
With hanging thread on the back ready to display.
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