"Bouquet of peonies and lilacs in a Chinese vase, set on a neo-gothic table , on a tapestry background" oil on canvas signed P.C. JANCE dated 1880.
Paul-Claude Jance (1840-1915); Painter from Lyon, pupil of the Beaux-Arts of Lyon from 1855 to 1861, then of the painter Gleyre, he exhibited still lifes, flowers and miniatures in Paris and Lyon. He received an honourable distinction at the Paris Salon in 1884.
The school of painting in Lyon, one of whose founders was Pierre Revoil, was characterized from 1810 by the Troubadour style and by painters of floral still lifes motifs, working closely with pattern designers, for the manufacture of silk pieces.
This school was recognized at the Salon of 1819 and was acknowledged with the creation of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon in 1851.
Relined canvas, modern giltwood frame.