La Digue du Marais Alexandre Louis Jacob

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: 1950

Condition: Excellent original condition

Size: 25.00" x 32.00" (63.5cm x 81.3cm)

Framed size: 34.00" x 41.00" (86.4cm x 104.1cm)

Provenance: Vixseboxse Art Galleries Inc. - Cleveland Ohio (original bill of sale dated 1966 included with painting)

Artist biography

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Jacob was a pupil of Eugène Claude. He was noted for his effects evoking the light of dawn and dusk. From 1899, he exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he became a member in 1902. He received an honourable mention in 1908, a gold medal hors concours in 1914 and a gold medal at the Exposition Internationale in 1937. He exhibited there until 1950. He also showed at the Salon d'Hiver, the Salon des Aquarellistes, as well as in private galleries.

 

Museum and Gallery Holdings

 

Fougères

Paris (MAM)

St-Quentin

Troyes (Mus. d'Art, d'Archéologie et de Sciences Naturelles)