Paysan près d’un bouleau Louis Aime Japy

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on panel

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1880

Condition: very good

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

Framed size: 23.00" x 20.00" (58.4cm x 50.8cm)

Provenance: Private french collection

Artist biography

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Louis Aimé Japy studied under Français and under Corot. Early in his career he painted subjects in Italy, but he mostly painted scenes in France, especially in the Jura and the Doubs. He began to show work at the Paris Salon in 1864, and won a medal in 1870 and a second-class medal in 1873. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1883, won silver medals at the Exposiitions Universelles in Paris in 1889 and 1900 and was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1906. Museum and Gallery Holdings Amsterdam: Landscape Budapest: Shepherd Langres: Dusk in Brittany; Evening Landscape Limoux: Moonrise Morlaix: Brittany, Flock Resting Roanne: Marshland in Picardy Salford (Museum and AG): Spring in the Valley of the Somme St-Étienne: Field Labours in the Ain Washington DC: Spring in the Mountains; Dusk in Brittany