Edmond Josephine Clair LANGLOIS (Paris, active from 1870 to 1890)
Young Italian woman with tambourine
Oil on canvas
Signed upper right
65 x 54 cm
Miss Josephine Claire ROELLY, born in Paris, married in this city Mr. Edmond Théodore LANGLOIS, engraver in the main geographical service of the army. From then on, Miss ROELLY will then sign her works by Mrs. E. LANGLOIS.
She exhibited at the Salon of Paris from 1870 to 1890 as a pupil of Mr. A. Lucas and Léon PERRAULT under the name of Madam Ernest Joséphine Claire LANGLOIS.
Her first appearance at the Salon de Paris dates from 1870 with two watercolors of religious scenes after the great masters of the Renaissance. Then, in the following year, she creates pastel portraits. From 1878, she will present at the Salon only portraits in oil.
Mrs LANGLOIS was a member of the Society of French Artists.
The back of the canvas features the stencil of the manufacturer L. PREVOST, active in Paris from 1874 to 1890.