Signed oil on canvas
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Lucien MIGNON (1865-1944)
Oil on canvas signed lower left and dated 1938 lower right
Format (at sight): 31 x 38.5 cm
Format (canvas): 33 x 41 cm
Format (frame): 43 x 50.5 cm
Please note: Reinterlining and slight uplift in the sky on the right side.
He enrolled at the School of Fine Arts in Angers, then at those in Paris in the workshop of Jean-Léon Gérôme in 1886. After a long friendship with Renoir, he settled in Cagnes-sur-Mer and made no secret of the influence of his work. His light-flooded forms nevertheless retain a certain respect for classicism; his ambition is to blend the rigour of Ingres with the impressionist fade.