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The Paris Carnival – Boulevard Des Italiens 1890
by Henri Dominique Roszezewski

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed, inscribed & dated 1890 lower left

Dated: 1890

Condition: Lined and conserved - ready to hang condition

Size: 29.00" x 36.00" (73.7cm x 91.4cm)

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

Provenance: FAAP - Paris, 30 Mar 2018 - Lot. 12

Further information

Mi-Careme or also known as The Paris Carnival is a carnival in the city of Paris in France. It occurs after the Feast of Fools and has been held since the sixteenth century or earlier, with a long 20th century interregnum.

Artist biography

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Henri Dominique Roszezewski was born in Chezal-Benoist but active in Paris, where he made his Salon debut in 1868. Little else is known about his life but his parents were of Polish origin. He was mostly noted for his still life paintings but also for his genre scenes and portraits.