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Arabs by a Town

Gabriel-Alexandre Decamps (Paris 1803 - Fontainebleau 1860)


Arabs by a Town

Lot-No. 377

Proceeds : 2.100,00 €


Oil/canvas, 22 x 32,5 cm, lo. le. monogr. D. C., tiny pigment loss, relined. - Provenance: Maier Fine Art, Stuttgart; Privatsammlung Hamburg. - French history and landscape painter, main exponent of Oriental Genre paintings and one of the most praised artists of the 19th cent. D. was taught painting in the studio of A. de Pujol, in 1827 he exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon. In the late 1830 he associated with the painters of the Barbizon school. In 1839 he was made member of the Légion d'Honneur. At the peak of his career Delacroix named him a 'genius'. At the Paris World Fair in 1855 he exhibited together with Delacroix, Ingres adn H. Vernet. Mus.: St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Paris (Louvre), New York (Metr. Mus.), London (Wallace Coll.), Amsterdam (Stedelijk Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

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Gabriel-Alexandre Decamps: Arabs by a Town


Gabriel-Alexandre Decamps (Paris 1803 - Fontainebleau 1860)

Arabs by a Town

Lot-No. 377

Proceeds : 2.100,00 €

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Oil/canvas, 22 x 32,5 cm, lo. le. monogr. D. C., tiny pigment loss, relined. - Provenance: Maier Fine Art, Stuttgart; Privatsammlung Hamburg. - French history and landscape painter, main exponent of Oriental Genre paintings and one of the most praised artists of the 19th cent. D. was taught painting in the studio of A. de Pujol, in 1827 he exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon. In the late 1830 he associated with the painters of the Barbizon school. In 1839 he was made member of the Légion d'Honneur. At the peak of his career Delacroix named him a 'genius'. At the Paris World Fair in 1855 he exhibited together with Delacroix, Ingres adn H. Vernet. Mus.: St. Petersburg (Hermitage), Paris (Louvre), New York (Metr. Mus.), London (Wallace Coll.), Amsterdam (Stedelijk Mus.) a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.

Arabs by a Town
Arabs by a Town