Oil/canvas, 36,5 x 55 cm, lo. le. sign. Léon Richet, min. rest., relined. - Landscape painter of the Barbizon school, pupil of J. Lefebvre, G. Boulanger a. N. V. Diaz, numerous awards, his paintings captivate by their subtle use of back light. - Mus.: Nice, Reims, Antwerp, Albany, Leeds, Montreal, Wiesbaden a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.