Cows in a landscape. Leon Georges Calves


( 1848 - 1923 )

A #signed #oil on canvas by #Leon #Georges #Calves depicting cattle in a field. The artist was a pupil of #Daubigny and #Guillemet. His work is in numerous museums. This painting is unlined and in its original frame.

Title: Cows in a landscape

Signature:Signed lower right

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: c. 11 x 16 inches unframed / 14 x 19 framed

Condition: Old repair to centre - unlined original canvas
French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Vignory (Haute-Marne).

Born 1848, in Paris; died 1924.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, landscapes, animals.

A pupil of Daubigny, Boulanger and A. Guillemet, Léon Calvès made his Paris Salon debut in 1870 and continued to exhibit there for a number of years, showing mainly watercolours. He later started painting in oils and continued exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he became a member. His animal paintings are not without interest and are reminiscent of Troyon at his best. Examples include In the Fields, Rut, Moselle River Ferryboat and Turkey Cocks.
Museum and Gallery Holdings

Amiens: Grape Harvest Morning
Clamecy: Landscape with Cattle
Rouen: Walnut Tree (Charmont)
Sète: Grazing Sheep

Item: Cows in a landscape. Leon Georges Calves

Item Code 10038

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