Up for sale is an antique mid 19th century French landscape oil painting entitled "Crepescule", depicting a figure in the middle of a field dotted with trees under a setting sun. Signed in the lower right corner in red reads The. Rousseau and as seen from the brass plate low center indicates the artist as Theodore Rousseau.
He was one of the most important painters of the Barbizon movement and has had works sell for well over six figures. Painted on wood panel measuring 14 x 10 inches the work resides in its original gold wood frame measuring 24 x 20 inches.
She was a caretaker for an elderly art / antique dealer in Boston and received the painting as a thank you shortly before his passing. When attempting to get the painting authenticated I was unable too from Brame and Lorenceau in France who rejected the painting. The condition of the painting shows some cracking and edge wear and the surface is dark from many decades of surface grime.After a good clean the painting would look excellent with vibrant orange tones in the sky. The images provided accurately represent the quality, condition and aesthetic beauty of this fine 19th century French painting but if you have any questions please feel free to ask prior to purchasing! We specialize in fine art from the Renaissance to Contemporary dealing with a plethora of past artists which include Pablo Picasso, Diego Giacometti, Edward Curtis, Alfred Mitchell, Banksy and even Bob Ross. All works of art and objects of value are professionally packed to ensure a safe arrival to you, thank you for your interest! The item "Antique Theodore Rousseau Oil Painting French Landscape Sunset, Signed c.
1850" is in sale since Monday, October 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "henningfineart" and is located in Orlando, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Philippines, Cayman islands.