Auctions → 25 and 26 February 2021: Fashion & Designer Jewellery and Decorative Art → Decorative Art → Jules Gustave Besson: In Front of St. Sulpice in Paris
Oil/canvas, 81 x 65,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. Besson. - The same composition with other persons in the foreground is in the Musée Charles de Bruyères in Remiremont. - Literature: The painting is published with ill. in: F. Haudidier: De Jules Coignet à Félix Ziem, peintures du XIXe-XXe siècles, 1994, p. 73. - Provenance: Private collection Orlèans until at least 1994; private collection Hamburg. - French painter. B. studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris among others under A. Cabanel. In 1900 he worked for the decoration of the World's Fair, in 1906 he also made designs for tapestries. Mus.: Paris, Marseille, Helsinki a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.