"Oil On Canvas Signed Jacques Martin (1844-1919)"Oil on canvas depicting a still life featuring a beautiful bouquet of peonies, a vase and a shell.
We find in this harmonious composition the pictorial style of the artist who plays with the effects of depth and light to give a beautiful relief to his subject.
Oil on canvas
School Lyon, signed (top left) Jacques Martin
early 20th century
Historical Annecdote : Jacques Martin is a Lyonnais painter (born November 11, 1844 and died November 13, 1919) known for his many paintings of flowers, still lifes, and portraits in which we find the influence of his master François Vernay and that as painter Auguste Renoir. As early as 1881, he took part in numerous Paris and Lyonnais exhibitions, notably at the 1894 World's Fair.