GEORGES FRANCOIS PAUL LAUGEE (1853-1937)

The Shepherdess

Country of Origin France
Dated c. 1890
Medium Oil on canvas
Signed/Dated Signed lower right
Dimensions 22.00inch wide (55.88 cm wide)
18.00inch high (45.72 cm high)
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GEORGES FRANCOIS PAUL LAUGEE (1853-1937) Biography

A true son of his father, Désiré Laugée, in 1871 Georges entered the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he studied under Pils and Henri Lehmann until 1876. He exhibited at the Salon from 1877, receiving a third-class medal in 1881. He was awarded a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris and a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. His main subjects were scenes of peasant life, such as The Harvesters' Meal; The Gleaner, in the tradition of the Barbizon School.
 
Museum and Gallery Holdings
 
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