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Arlésiennes Aux Champs By Théo Mayan 1860-1936

Arlésiennes Aux Champs By Théo Mayan 1860-1936

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"Arlésiennes Aux Champs By Théo Mayan 1860-1936"
Magnificent oil on canvas measuring 46cm x 38cm plus quality frame 67cm x 61cm signed lower right, dedication and date 1916 or 19 This great painter from Marseille immortalized the work in the fields of Arlésiennes in full effort He is the pupil of Gaston Saintpierre, Georges Laugée and Antoine Vollon. He exhibited at the Salon of French artists from 1883 to 1930: he obtained an honorable mention in 1894 for During the harvest, Provence and in 1899 a 3rd class medal for Morning encounter, Provence. He mainly produces scenes representing peasant women (haymakers, shepherdesses) as well as rural landscapes. He painted rustic scenes imbued with a concern for idealization, observed around Marseille, Arles and the Camargue. Elzéard Rougier, critic and defender of Provençal culture, said of him: "Country beauty fascinates him, he studies it with love, he follows it enthusiastically through the golden broom and along the porcelain ponds. azure, in the small pine woods where the cicadas sing their song of ardent obsession. The Arlésiennes especially tempt and worry him ”Some of his works are in museums: Gassendi Museum (Digne): The Alpilles and the plain of Eygalières in the spring, In the sands of the Durance Calvet Museum (Avignon): The two shepherdesses, back from the fields, L'Étang de Salse with the Canigou, Mme Léotard He also produced religious scenes for churches such as that of the Trinity-La-Palud in Marseille where he painted on the one hand a table representing Saint Jean de Matha and Saint Félix de Valois, founders of the Trinitarian order and wearing the red and blue cross on their breasts, imploring on their knees a Virgin and Child figured at the top of the table and on the other hand, for the chapel souls in purgatory, two mounted canvases representing one the angel Gabriel holding a chalice and the other an angel carrying a soul

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