Large oil on canvas, representing a still life with a plate of oysters, on the front a lemon, bathed in light.
In the background a pot and bottles providing shade.
This work is very characteristic of the artist who works in a way increased shadows and lights and paints very often in shades of brown, yellow, orange.
CHRÉTIEN René Louis
Born October 2, 1867 in Choisy-le-Roi (Val-de-Marne). Died in 1942.
Painter of genre, still life.
He was a student of Léon Bonnat, Gustave Boulanger and Élie Delaunay.
He started very young at the Salon des Artistes Français (as early as 1887), where he received an honorable mention in 1889, a third medal in 1894, a second medal in 1895 and a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1900.
He exhibited in Brussels in 1910 and still appeared at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1940.
museums : amiens (Mus. de Picardie) : Two Old Bottles -liège : De quoi collationner- mulhouse : Petite fille lisant - niort : Le Président Briault - reims : A l'office - la rochelle : Nature morte.
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