Floral painting with water lilies was executed in 1840s by listed French painter of flowers, fruits Honorine Emeric, born Bouvret in 1814 in Milun. She exhibited her works in the Salon de Paris from 1843 ton1880.She also worked on porcelain, almost always representing flowers or fruits.
Litetrature: Artist lexicons by Benezit (in French); Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenen Künstler " by Thieme / Becker. Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed with monogram H.E. lower left.
Technique: oil on cardboard. Original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 8 1/2" x h 10 5/8" (21,6 x 27 cm ), framed w 14 3/4" x h 16 1/2" ( 37,3 x 42 cm ).
Condition: in good condition.