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"Le Teillage 1887" by Leon Augustin Lhermitte - Reduced
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Le Teillage 1887

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1887

Leon Augustin Lhermitte

Drawing
Charcoal And Sepia Drawing on Paper

Size: 14.5 x 10.5 in  |  37 x 27 cm

Framed: 29 x 22 in  |  74 x 56 cm

 
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ARTIST BIO
Hand Signed : Artist Hand Signed in Lower Right
Condition: Excellent
Framed with Plexiglass
Purchased from : Gallery 2003
Provenance : Purchased from Galerie Michael in Beverly Hills, California in 2003. Professionally framed in 2003.
Certificate of Authenticity : Galerie Michael
Leon Augustin Lhermitte

Art Brokerage: Leon Augustin Lhermitte: b. 1844-1925. Leon Augustin Lhermitte (also known as Leon Augustin L'hermitte). French painter and etcher of the late nineteenth century. A student of Lecocq de Boisbourdran. A realist artist whose primary subject matter was of rural scenes depicting the peasant worker. He gained recognition after his show in the Paris Salon in 1864. His many awards include the French Legion of Honour (1884) and the Grand Prize at the Exposition Universelle in 1889. Lhermitte's innovative use of the then contemporary media of pastels won him the admiration of his contemporaries. Vincent Van Gogh wrote that "If every month Le Monde Illustre published one of his compositions...it would be a great pleasure for me to be able to follow it. It is certain that for years I have not seen anything as beautiful as this scene by Lhermitte...I am too preoccupied by Lhermitte this evening to be able to talk of other things." Lhermitte's etchings and paintings are housed in museums around the world including Boston, Washington, Chicago, Montreal, Brussels, Rheims, Paris, Moscow and Florence. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.

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