Very decorative Belle Epoque still life with summer flowers in a basket was created in the 1878 by well-known French still life and genre artist Eugene Henri Cauchois (1850 Rouen - 1911 Paris). He was the student of Duboc, Cabanel and Quost, exhibited his flower and genre works since 1874 in the Salon. Cauchois awarded with different impotrant prizes . His works situated in the many museums in France and around the world (Rouen, Louviers, Rio de Janeiro, Chatellerault, Perpignan).
Literature: Thieme/Becker"Dictionary of artists from antique to present(in german)", Lepzig, 1999; in French: "Dictionary of painters, sculptos and decorators" by E.Benezit, Gründ,1999
Inscription: signed and dated 1878 lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 24 " x h 15 " (61 x 38 cm); framed w 27 " x h 18 " (68,5 x 45,5 cm).
Condition: in good condition