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.

Conservation & History

We care profoundly about our role as custodians and every piece in the collection has been assessed by our conservator. When required, we undertake professional restoration carefully using reversible techniques and adopt a light touch to retain the aged charm of each work. We also restore frames rather than replace them as many are original and selected by the artists themselves.

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