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Eugène Lepoittevin (1806-1870) - Farm in the 19th century
Ref : 99432
4 500 €
Period :
19th century
Artist :
Eugène Lepoittevin (1806-1870)
Provenance :
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Dimensions :
l. 24.02 inch X H. 17.32 inch
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Eugène Lepoittevin (1806-1870) - Farm in the 19th century

His real name is Poidevin
Paris 1806-Auteuil 1870

a farm in the 19th century
Oil on canvas signed lower right
44 x 61 cm

A" Le Poittevin is worth a Corot and it's cheaper ".
Labiche in his play Edgar et la bonne.
Delacroix in 1834 assimilates it to an Isabey

In 1826 the Duchess of Berry bought his painting
" the harvesters ".
Second prize of Rome in 1829
Medal of 1st class in 1836

His painting is never soft nor false, Le Poittevin has an obvious taste for naturalism while remaining faithful to the manner of romanticism. He painted in the open air the coasts of the English Channel (he bought a house in Etretat) and in England.
He also represents rustic scenes inspired by Dutch painters during a trip to the Netherlands.
His passion, the anecdote.

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