"Roux Emile (1822-1915) "turkish Woman" Turkey Istanbul Bosphorus"ROUX Emile Dominique (1822-1915)
Watercolor and pencil on paper,
Signature left lower left in pencil: E.Roux
Old small tear in the center and missing visible on the clothes. This does not alter the quality of the work.
- Hôtel de Ventes de Senlis, sale on March 23, 2011
- Private collection, Paris
Beautiful watercolor, finely re-worn, representing a Turkish woman in traditional dress. A native of Vannes, unrelated to the Roux family of Marseilles, he made a great career in the navy by finishing at the rank of Admiral. He participated in the Salon from 1869 to 1870 with watercolors made during his travels.
Size: 10,5 x 16,2 cm without frame and 27,5 x 21,5cm with its frame in gilded modern wood.
Other works by the artist are currently on sale.