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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1920

Size: 22.00" x 26.00" (55.9cm x 66.0cm)

Artist biography

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Émile Guillonnet was a student of Lionel Royer and F. Cormon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He worked for various illustrated magazines and exhibited at the Salon of the Société des Artistes Français in Paris from 1887. He was awarded a silver medal in 1900 and was also made an officer of the Légion d'Honneur. He illustrated La Mule du Pape (The Pope's Mule) (1909) and L'Arlésienne (The Girl from Arles) (1911) by Alphonse Daudet; Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc) (1912) by F. Funck-Brentano; and Rolla (1912) by Alfred de Musset.

 

Museum and Gallery Holdings

 

Bordeaux: The Grape Harvest

Dijon: The Game of Tennis

Nantes: Returning from the Market

Paris (MAMVP): Bringing in the Livestock in the Evening; The Shepherd

Tourcoing: Shade and Sun; Provence