"Large Breton School Painting Finistère Scene Att.louis Caradec (1802-1888)"Large oil on canvas depicting a group of washerwomen from Finistère showing his way or greeting a man.
This canvas had to be once rolled and rough then reentoilée.
To note many restorations and accidents (thank you to look at the photos). This large format painting is very decorative, this kind of work done around 1860-1880 is in the style of the painter of Brest Louis Caradec (1802-1888) *
* Origin Brest, student of Charrioux in Paris, he teaches drawing to the society of emulation of Brest then to the high school of this city from 1874. In 1836, it participates like lithographer to the illustration of "Voyage in the Finistère" of Jacques Cambry and "Finistère in 1836" of Émile Souvestre. He is the author of 1858 an album of traditional Breton costumes offered to Napoleon III while visiting Brittany. It is also a Protestant propaganda album, caricaturing the Catholic faithful, published in Morlaix. He painted many Breton landscapes and interior scenes, but especially many portraits in Breton costumes, as well as scenes of manners, markets or parties. His works of a high quality of execution, a precision of the reproduction of the costumes and the accessories, the rendering of the fabrics, etc.
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