"Charles-euphrasie Kuwasseg Houses In The Swiss Alps By The River Circa 1870-1880"
Charles-Euphrasie Kuwasseg Houses in the Swiss Alps by the River circa 1870-1880
Beautiful oil on canvas depicting houses in the Swiss Alps on the banks of a river animated with characters in boats and walking on the bank.
Charles-Euphrasie Kuwasseg is at the peak of his art, his writing offers a lot of softness and precision. With this painting, we understand better why this painter was one of the most admired of the 19th-century.
Measurements with frame: H 12.20 In. - W 20.07 In.
Measurements unframed: H 20.07 In. - W 27.95 In.
Our painting is signed on the lower left, it is in a fine original condition and is presented in an elegant gilt-wood and stucco frame.
Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg (1838, Draveil, Essonne – 1904) was a French painter of the 19th-century. He essentially specialized in landscape paintings. His father, Karl Joseph Kuwasseg, was an Austrian born in Trieste on March 16, 1802, and also a renowned painter. His father left for Paris and took French nationality. He died in Paris in January 1877.