Description & Technical information

Cleaned, varnished, retouching and one small repair on the back, original frame, excellent condition.

Unframed: H 130 cm, W 193 cm

Moret-sur-Loing = small town on the Île-de-France.

Quittner's teacher, Alfred Sisley, spent the last years of his life there.

Sisley's depictions of the Seine and its tributaries and bridges in then Parisian
suburbs are famous and probably served as a model for Quittner's painting (the
bridge, which was unfortunately blown up during the Second World War,  architecture, the tranquil river Loing ...).

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed lower right: Rud. Quittner

Stamped on the back: Leon Besnard, “suppliers and transporters of paintings from 1902-1912”

Dimensions: 159 x 221 cm (62⁵/₈ x 87 inches)
Provenance: private property, USA


Ref.: U. Thieme/F. Becker (ed.),
Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, vol.
27, Leipzig, 1933, p. 530 

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints