Pastoral Scene At Dusk With Blood-Red Sky

Pastoral Scene At Dusk With Blood-Red Sky

A late 19th-century oil on wood depicting a beautiful pastoral view across distant hills before a blood-red sky.

The brushwork feels fluid and impressionistic, so perhaps this was painted ‘en plein air’, while the artist caught the last of the evening’s glow.

Towards the foreground, the two cows are little more than six or seven brush marks, while the reeds are just quickly sketched in.

The painting is housed within a gilded swept frame with coved sides and a decorative outer border. Signed illegibly in the lower left.

Medium
Oil on wood
Size including frame
27” x 19” / 69cm x 49cm
Year of creation
1890 
Provenance
France
Condition
Light craquelure but good condition overall. Frame with light age-related wear.

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