"Louis Darey (1848-1917) Student Of E.van Marcke Oil On Panel Cows And Chickens 19th XIXth"
DAREY Louis 1848 Paris -1917 Royan Beautiful composition representing cows coming to drink in the backyard of a farm in the middle of hens Oil on panel signed lower left L. DAREY Dimensions panel: 26x34 cm Contemporary frame Louis Darey a for Professor E.Van Marcke. Painter decorator but above all animal painter, Louis Darey also represents scenes of hunting with hounds, racehorses, portraits, flowers and genre scenes. Louis Darey has been a member of the French Artists since 1885, the same year he exhibited at the Salon des amis des arts in Saintes. After living in Saintes (he lived there in 1885), he moved to Royan in the Pontaillac district. Louis Darey was elected to the Royan municipal council where he was deputy responsible for culture when he died. Museums: Barbezieux (Guétreau museum), Royan, Saintes. Source: Dictionary of painters from Charente-Maritime, GESTE editions 2013; author François WIEHN Referenced in Benezit editions Gründ 1999