Description: Post-impressionist oil on wood panel by Provencal painter Louis Pastour, signed and dated 1914. Unknown and untitled landscape, Provence, France.
Dimensions: 8.5" x 12", Frame 11.5" x 15"
Condition: Painting in very good to excellent. Damages noted to frame.
Bio: Louis Pastour, French (b.1876-d.1948) Sometimes noted as the "Painter of Sunlight" his favorite topic were the harbors, flowers and landscapes of Provence. At the age of 13 he went to work to become a journeyman painter. He obtained a silver medal for his drawings from the "Association Polytechnique de Cannes". At 18 he moved to Paris where he attended evening classes at the "Ecole des Arts Decoratifs". His works are often seen using only a palette knife. This technique was learned from other post-impressionist painters he met such as Georges Lebacq. His paintings are part of the permanent collections in various museums including the Louvre, the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris, the Jules Cheret museum in Nice, the Simu Museum in Bucharest.
Item Location: Newport Beach, CA (92660)
Shipping Terms & Conditions: Buyer pays shipping expenses, International shipping
Starting Bid: $950.00
Buyers Premium: 18%
Auction started: May 24, 2018 - 16:00
Auction ends: May 24, 2018 - 16:00
Auction ID: 2124
Item category: All > Fine Art > European Art