Late Afternoon in the Village Edmond-Marie Petitjean

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on original canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1900

Size: 18.00" x 26.00" (45.7cm x 66.0cm)

Artist biography

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Petitjean painted views of several ports on the Atlantic coast. He first exhibited in Paris in 1874 at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he became a member in 1883. He also exhibited in Munich in 1890. He was awarded an honourable mention in 1881, a first-class medal in 1884, a second-class in 1885, a silver at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889, and a gold at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. He was declared hors concours, and made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1892. Museum and Gallery Holdings Amiens: Village in the Neufchâteau Region; Hamlet in the Franche-Comté Arras: Entrance to Antwerp Harbour Chambéry (MBA): Landscape Cherbourg: Ramparts at Flessingue Digne-les-Bains: Lock Épinal: At Sables d'Orlonne Gray: Flowering Fields near Paris La Rochelle: Riverbank; Inner Port of Bordeaux Nancy (MBA): Village Street in Lorraine; The Meuse at Verdun Paris: Port of La Rochelle in Stormy Weather Paris (Mus. du Petit Palais): Village of Gudmond; Bridge of Rochereuil Périgueux: Château de Beynac Rheims: Florimont in Lorraine Toul: Port of Le Havre