Salon painting with a beautiful woman as allegory of summer was executed in 1901 by listed French mythological, nude and genre painter Alexandre Charles Masson. The artist studied and worked in Paris in the end of 19th, beginning of 20th century, exhibited his works at the Salon des Artistes Francais, where recieved a honorable mention in 1906.
Literature: E.Benezit "Dictionnaire des peintres , sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs",Gründ, 1999; Thieme/Becker "Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon", Leipzig, 1999.
Inscription: signed and dated 1901 lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: 25 3/4" x 36 1/4" (65,5 x 92 cm); framed w 35 1/2" x 42" (90 x 116,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.