Oil/wood, 39 x 51 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Léon Richet 77. - Landscape painter of the Barbizon school. R. was pupil of J. Lefebvre, G. Boulanger a. N. V. Diaz. The artist won 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.