Oil on mahogany panel bearing the "duck" mark of the panneleur Felix Gérard fils; the most famous paintings of Hyppolite Camille Delpy have all been painted on this support.
Our painting "morning at Notre Dame de L'Isle" is signed "H.C Delpy" and dated 99.
It is also monogrammed with h.c.D iron and dated 99 on the back.
It was exhibited at the painting salon of 1900, under the number 405:
Titled "October morning to our Lady of L'isle"
Hyppolite Camille Delpy
(1842 - 1910)
A great French painter of the 2nd half of the 19th century, he followed the courses of Charles François Daubigny and befriended his son Karl, who was also a painter. He received advice from Camille Corot during his stays in Auvers sur Oise.
He began painting at the 1869 painting salon and received a medal at the 1889 World's Fair. His style made him a reference in Barbizon's painting.
From 1890 he exhibited at the Georges Petit Street Gallery of the Faubourg Saint Honoré, he was appointed to the jury of the painting salon of Paris.
He appears in his lifetime in major European and American collections, a major exhibition held in 1908 at the Grafton Galleries in London.
It appears in the museums of Beziers, Paris (Carnavalet museum), Louviers, USA: Baltimore (Walters arts museum).
Unframed dimensions: Lenght: 71cm Width: 45cm
Dimensions with frame: Length: 89cm Width: 59cm