1950's french painting 'bathers' josyn gallet


Third quarter 20th Century

  • £595.00
  • €659 Euro
  • $726 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Atmospheric expressionist painting depicting a mother and child at the edge of a stream. Mother sits on a crimson blanket, one foot resting in the water, at her feet a black dog jumps and larks around. Countryside of gold and distant kale coloured hills give way to a bright sunny day.

Original French Frame
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 50 x 58
Inches: 19 1/2 x 23
CM: 38 x 46
Inches: 15 x 18
Medium: Oil on Board
Provenance: French School, signed Gallet verso. bears stamp for 'Ecole Nationale Beaux Arts Lyon'
Condition; Good, some 'foxing' across the painting which may be deliberate. Either way it adds to its charm. Bumps, knocks and general wear to the frame, just how we like it.


Third quarter 20th Century

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BARNSTAR is run by Mark Greenwood and Kitty Hope, who source beautiful mid-century paintings from around the world, they are happy to take on sourcing commissions.

Mark began trading in the antiques and salvage world in 1985 with three London strores selling furniture, decorative and architectural antiques.  Mark was head hunted by Chesney's to buy and sell 18th and 19th century chimneypieces, including opening the Chesney's Atlanta showroom in the ADAC Centre.

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