Alexandre François LOISEL
(Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1783 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1865)
Road from Subiaco to Tivoli
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right
50 x 60 cm
Son of a rentier from Neuilly-sur-Seine, Alexandre François Loisel was born in this city on July 27, 1783.
He acquired his artistic training from Louis Etienne Watelet and Jean Charles Joseph Remond.
Present at the Salon from 1827 to 1845, he exhibited nearly seventy paintings of landscapes in less than twenty years!
Probably drawn from his travels, he practiced his art as well in the representation of regionalist views (Puy de Dôme, Cantal, Auvergne, Normandy ...) as in Italy (Naples, Sicily, Calabria ...).
Our painting, from the Italian period of the artist, is dated 1836 and titled on the back on the canvas Road from Subiaco to Tivoli. This road is very regularly embellished with perched medieval cities that can correspond to the village visible at the top right of the composition, so it is difficult for us to locate more precisely the panorama represented.
Loisel died on April 19, 1865 at 168 avenue de Neuilly in Neuilly-sur-Seine, at the age of 81.
Price : on request