Emile Bussier, Still Life With Mandolin & Book

Emile Bussier, Still Life With Mandolin & Book

A beautiful still life depicting what appears to be a mandolin or saz laying across an old open book. It’s a fine work and the artist, Emile Bussier, has rendered the light particularly well as it falls across the pages.

The painting is signed in the lower left and housed within a frame that could be its original.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 29” x 25” / 73cm x 63cm
Year of creation: c. 1900
Provenance: Germany
Condition: Very presentable. A minor blemish in the top right. Frame with some age-related wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £2,000 achieved for ‘Rowing out to the Rescue’ at Bonhams in 2004.

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