Oil/canvas, 38,5 x 54 cm, lo. ri. sign. Jules Noël, min. rest., relined. - French landscape a. marine painter. N. was pupil of Charioux in Brest. He exhibited at the Paris Salon 1840-79 a. was awarded a medal in 1853. In 1879 he became professor at the Lycée Henri IV in Paris. He mostly painted subjects of the small towns and the beaches of Brittany a. Normandy. His romantic paintings withe the virtuosic use of light a. colour were a great success a. show him on equal level with E. Isabey a. J. B. Jongkind. - Mus.: Brest, Chartres, Reims a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.