DESCRIPTION: For sale - a superb, framed, post-impressionist oil on paper by the important French painter Eugène Antoine Durenne showing 2 boats on the shore with building and sea below a cloudy sky. Likely painted en plein air. Durenne's paintings were photographed and catalogued by Galerie Durand-Ruel, which was established by Paul Durand-Ruel and was concerned with promoting the first impressionist painters such as Whistler, Degas, Renoir, Sisley, Manet, Pissarro and Monet.
TITLE: '2 Barques à terre - Martiques 1927' (2 Boats on the shore - Martiques 1927)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
SIZE OF IMAGE: 20 x 25.9 cm (7.9 x 10.2 in)
SIZE OF IMAGE: 34.8 x 40.8 cm (13.7 x 16.1 in)
MEDIUM: Oil on PAPER
SIGNED/DATE: Cachet of the signature ‘Durenne’ (lower left). Titled verso and artist's atelier catalgue no. 2251. Dated 1927 in title.
PROVENANCE: Private collection, London, Online sale: Aubagne, France, May 17th 2019
CONDITION: Excellent. Some minor damage to frame but very presentable.