Léon Marie Benoît, Autumnal Landscape With Distant Hills

Léon Marie Benoît, Autumnal Landscape With Distant Hills

A calming autumnal landscape painting by French artist, Léon Marie Benoît. The subdued palette of subtle browns and cool blues give the piece a chilly atmosphere. It evokes the feeling of a brisk walk on a cold day in November.

In 1907, Benoît was awarded a medal at a Salon in Lyon where he exhibited multiple times. The painting is signed in the lower right and housed within a decorative foliate frame.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 23” x 18” / 59cm x 46cm
Year of creation: c. 1910
Provenance: France
Condition: Very presentable. Frame with a little age-related wear and some minor losses.
Artist’s auction highlight: £4,800 achieved at Christie’s for ‘Peaches and Cherries Cascading from a French Faience Bowl’ in 2004.

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