Flowers & Fan Georges Jeannin

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on original canvas

Signed: Signed lower right & dated 1899

Dated: 1899

Condition: Very good

Size: 24.00" x 29.00" (61.0cm x 73.7cm)

Provenance: Artists original label verso / Private french collection

Artist biography

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Georges Jeannin painted bouquets of flowers with sweeping brush strokes and rich, thick impasto. He exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon from 1868. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1878 and won a third-class medal in the same year, a second-class medal in 1888 and a bronze at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris. He was president of the Society of Flower Painters and was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1903. Museum and Gallery Holdings Béziers: Grapes and Poppies; Reliefs of the Feast of Samson and Delilah Épinal: Basket of Flowers Mulhouse: Bunch of Red Roses Nancy: Apples Paris (Mus. du Petit Palais): Flowers Rochefort: Basket of Flowers Rouen: Flowers The Hague (Mus. Mesdag): Basket of Grapes Valenciennes: Apples and Pears