Symbolistic painting in the best tradition of famous "Pre-Raffaelite School" created in 1880-1890 by good listed French painter Etienne Azambre (1859 - Paris -1935). The artist studied by William Bouguereau ( for comparison see " The Madonna of the lilies" by his teacher) and by Robert Fleury, and was regularly represented on exhibitions of Paris Salons between 1883 and 1901, 1890 mention honorable. Predominantly religious motives with tendency to the Mystik and genre motives, e.g. Saint François prêchant aux oiseaux; Jésus, Marie et Marthe; Rêve de Sainte Cécile; Inspiration; Musique de chambre. Sometimes approach at the symbolism.
WORKS:CHAMBERY, Museum of Fine Arts; Senan, church of Saint-Etienne-Saint-Firmin; PARIS, Louvre.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Thieme/Becker 2, 1908; Vo1, 1953. Édouard Joseph I, 1930; Bénézit I, 1976; Schurr V, 1981; 127. - P.Otten Tuerlinckx, Feuilles NR 8:1984 (spring) 58 S., fig.
Inscription: signed lower right, on the original frame - original title in french .
Technique: oil on wood, original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed 14 " x 25 3/4 " (35,5 x 65,5 cm); framed 20 " x 34 1/4" (51 x 87 cm)
Condition: in very good condition .