Oil on canvas signed lower right
Dimensions with frame: 71 x 80 cm
Coming from the Japy family, an industrial dynasty in the Belfort area, he ignores the family business to devote himself entirely to his passion, painting. He studies with French and Corot, which the latter considers as one of his most talented students.
He began at the Salon in 1864 and exhibited regularly until 1914.
He receives many awards; He was medalist of the legion of honor in 1906.
He owes many landscapes of Franche-Comté, but also Italy, Brittany, Picardy, Oise and the Paris region.
This landscape painter, delicate and sensitive, was able to transcribe nature with sensitivity and accuracy of tone. His touch is quivering, a light, thin and transparent illuminates his paintings. Its palette is clear and refined, the colors are varied and the tones are spread from green to pink, through blue.
In our painting, L. A. Japy put down his easel on the edge of the ponds of Ville d'Avray also called the ponds of Corot as this one liked to frequent them and to represent them.
Lydia Harembourg, "The French landscape painters in the nineteenth century" -Gérald Schurr, "The little masters of painting" - Léon Sahler "The painter Louis Japy" Montbéliard 1919- "Value of tomorrow", vol 2, Editions de l ' Amateur, Paris
Museums: Paris: Musée d 'Orsay. Amsterdam, Washington, Lille, Pau, Langres, Limons, Manchester, Morlaix, Roanne, Saint-Etienne, Bar-le-Duc.
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