"Louis Adolphe Hervier (1818-1879) - Saint Vincent Church - Saint Germain"Louis Adolphe Hervier (1818-1879)
Beautiful church interior
Oil on canvas
Located lower left "Saint Vincent Saint Germain"
Signed and dated 1874 bottom right
In addition to the signature is a monogram concealed in the right front pillar.
54 x 46 cm out of frame
Good "montparnasse" frame gilded
"Louis-Adolphe Hervier is the son of the miniaturist Marie-Antoine Hervier (active between 1810-1818) which he will be the student, before joining the workshop of Leon Cogniet, that he left in 1838. He also followed the lessons of Eugène Isabey, who was refused twenty-three times at the Salon from 1838, and was able to exhibit in 1849, 1850, 1852 and 1855. He produced genre paintings and scenes. of rural life and landscapes Before 1855, he introduced himself under the name of AdolpheHervier then, between 1864 and 1870, takes again his real first name.It is appreciated by some critics and artists of his time, as Théophile Gautier, the brothers Goncourt or Corot, he has almost no customers and lives in misery.Hervier began to engrave lithographs and etchings in 1837. He published an album of 8 plates, Sketch of Voyage (at Alexis Fébure en 1843) and three more lithographs A Hervier Album edited by Jolyà 250 copies in 1888 reproduced 43 plates executed in 1840 and 1860 by the artist. Hervier also used watercolor a lot. " by www.marquesdecollections.fr