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FRANCOIS DE MONTHOLON | Berger et son Troupeau dans les Funes Fleuries

FRANCOIS DE MONTHOLON | Berger et son Troupeau dans les Funes Fleuries

£5,000.00Price

21" x 32" / 53 x 81 cms

Oil on Canvas

 

Beautiful original oil painting by Francois de Montholon depicting a shepherd and his flock in the Funes Fleuries.

 

Montholon enjoyed a remarkable career of more than 60 years, despite suffering a serious handicap to his arms and legs. The diversity of his skill was considerable, and he practiced oil painting as well as drawing, watercolour, pastel and lithography. The influence of Claude Monet is ever-present in his work. He was an insatiable traveller, constantly seeking inspiration from the world around him and was commissioned to illustrate tourist guidebooks.

  • Francois-Richard de Montholon was born in Pantin, near Paris in 1856. He studied under E. Dardoize and from 1877 to 1881 he apprenticed in the workshops of G. Boulanger and J. Lefebvre. Montholon enjoyed a remarkable career of more than 60 years, despite suffering a serious handicap to his arms and legs. The diversity of his skill was considerable, and he practiced oil painting as well as drawing, watercolour, pastel and lithography.

     

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