This dynamic sporting race painting was executed by listed Russian-French painter-emigrant Léon ZEYTLINE (1885 - Moscow - 1962 - Paris).
Here is short artists biography (source : Boon Gallery , Brussels, Belgium):
Léon Zeytline was a Russian painter of Jewish origin whom moved from Moscow to the capital of France at the beginning of the 20th century. He started depicting daily life of Paris during the 1920´s, illustrating the numerous and famous squares and boulevards,such as the "Boulevard de l´Opéra" and "Les Champs Elysées" for example. His work is very detailed in an architectural manner with multiple personnages that makes it quite a commercial subject. His work can be compared to the oeuvre of his contemporaries Edouard Cortès and Eugène Galien-Laloue. One of his masterpieces can be found back in the collection of "Musée Carnavalet" in Paris.
Literature: in on-line: date base art.com; Boom gallery , Bruessels, Belgium.
Inscription: signed and dated 1931 lower left; on the back of painting is original title inscription in French ( in English translation: trotting race by Vincennes).
Technique: oil on panel. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 24 " x h 19 3/4" (61 x 50 cm); framed w 28 1/4" x h 24 " (71,5 x 61 cm) .
Condition: in very good condition.