Large painting with bunch of wild flowers on the coast of western French island ฮle de R้ near La Rochelle was executed by good listed French painter Leon-Marie Benoit, who was born in Bains-les-Bainas before 1891, died in Lyon after 1907. The artist studied by Pierre Etienne Remillieux, painted landscapes and still lifes. He recieved in 1907 the Med. 2. Class for bis works Saint Sorbin en Bugey and La Mare.
Exhibitions: since 1891 Salon of Lyon. His flower still life arrive enough high results by international art auctions.
Literature: E.Benezit "Dictioinnaire des peintres , sculpteurs, dessinateurs..", Paris, 1999; Harambourg, 1985. Saur.
Inscription: signed lower left
Technique: oil on canvas, original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 25 3/4" x h 53 1/2" (65,5 x 136 cm), framed w 34 1/4" x h 62" (87 x 157,5 cm ).
Condition: in good original condition.