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Alexandre Louis Jacob

( 1876 - 1972 )

Les Vielles Meules


Alexandre Louis Jacob

( 1876 - 1972 )

Les Vielles Meules

  • Medium: Oil on panel

  • Signed: Signed lower left

  • Size: 13.00" x 16.00" (33.0cm x 40.6cm)

  • Framed Size: 20.00" x 23.00" (50.8cm x 58.4cm)

  • Dated: 1913

Additional information

  • Condition: Very good original condition

  • Provenance: Salon d'Hiver, 24 January - 24 February 1913, No. 685 “Les Vielles Meules” (the label on verso states No. 6 as this was Jacob’s sixth work that he submitted at the Salon d’Hiver that year)
    Galeries Georges Petit, 1 - 15 April 1913, “Exposition Alexandre Jacob”, Galeries Georges Petit, 8 Rue de Sèze, Paris, No. 12 “Les Vielles Meules”

Alexandre Louis Jacob 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


Paris (MAM)


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

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