Fine floral composition depicts vine in the landscape , was executed in 1878 by good listed French painter Alexandre (Jean-Alex-Remy) Couder ( 1808 Paris - 1879 Baran/Oise). Pupil of Gros at the paris ecole-Beaux-Arts , worked in >Paris, where regulary exhibited his genre scenes, fruit and flower composition by Salon de Paris. His woks situate in the following museums: Angers, Reims, Boulogne, Lilles, Langres, Dieppe, La Rochelle, Orleans, Rouen.
Literature: E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers"(in French), Paris, 1999. "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker, Leipzig, 1999; Bellier-Auvray, Dict.gen.
Inscription: signed and dated 1878 lower right.
Technique: oil on wood panel. Magnificent original period gold-plated frame .
Measurements: unframed w 6 1/8" x h 8 1/4" (15,5 x 21 cm), framed w 14 3/8 " x h 16 1/2" (36,5 x 42 cm)
Condition: in perfect condition.