Albert Gosselin, Nocturne With Woodland Track & Stars

Albert Gosselin, Nocturne With Woodland Track & Stars

A beautiful turn of the century nocturne by French artist Albert Gosselin (1862-1940). He’s skillfully captured a bright moonlit night with a sky full of stars.

The swirl of the moon is positioned exactly in the middle of the composition so it immediately draws your eye. It’s such a clever visual tool as you can see its yellow glow wherever you look in the scene.

Gosselin won several medals at the illustrious Paris Salon and he’s also represented at several museums including the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.

The painting is signed in the lower left and bears an exhibition label on the reverse from the ‘Galerie Sevigne’ in Vichy.

Oil on canvas
Overall size 
6½” x 11½” / 27cm x 36cm
Year of creation
c. 1900
Overall very good. Frame with some light wear.
Artist’s auction highlight
£3,486 achieved for ‘Cottages by a woodland stream’ in 1992 at Christie’s, USA.

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