"Maurice Lévis River’s Edge Circa 1910"
Maurice Lévis, French painter (Paris, 1860-1940). Accomplished landscape and genre painter whose career spanned almost 60 years. He started his training at the Académie Julian under Jules Lefebvre in the late 1870s, influenced by the Barbizon School, academic art and naturalism styles. In 1888, he became a member of the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris, where he consistently exhibited throughout his career. In 1895, he received a Medal of Distinction at the Salon; and in 1896, he received a Third Place medal. It was not until 1927, at the age of 66, that his work was acknowledged with a Gold Medal. Most of his work depicts locations in France, mainly Normandy and Brittany. Levis died in 1940 at the age of 80. His works frequently appear at prestigious auction houses such as Christie’s and Bonhams.
Artist: Maurice Lévis (1860-1940).
Signed on bottom right corner.
Technique: Oil on wood.
Condition: Perfect condition.
Dimensions: 26 x 38 cm. / 10 x 15 in.
Frame: 35 x 47 cm. / 13 3/4 x 18.5 in. Gild wood, contemporary, classic style.