Description & Technical information

This stunning work by Armand Guillaumin is the
epitome of his later expressive works with its bold colour palette and short
punchy brushstrokes, reminiscent of the Fauves. Guillaumin has been called the
‘lost’ Impressionist due to being relatively unknown despite being one of the
original Impressionists who exhibited at the first Impressionist Exhibition in
1874. Here, one can see the interest in light and en plein-air painting but the brushstrokes are looser and more

This painting belongs to the time after 1891 where
he was able to dedicate his life to painting when he won a large prize in the
Loterie Nationale. This allowed him to travel between Agay, Crozant, and
Saint-Palais-sur-Mer throughout the year, painting multiple works in each area.

Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed ‘Guillaumin’
(lower left)

Dimensions: 65.53 x 81.28 cm (25³/₄ x 32 inches)

Private Collection, France;

Franklin Bowles Galleries, San Francisco (acquired at the
above sale);

Acquired from the above by the present
owner, circa 2007; (with) Willow Gallery, London;

Private Collection, United States


The Comité Guillaumin
(Dominique Fabiani, Stéphanie Chardeau-Botteri, Jacques de la Béraudière) will
include this work in their forthcoming second volume of the Guillaumin
catalogue raisonné.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints