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Large portrait of a Child, Henri VOLLET( 1861-1945)

Signature : Henri VOLLET( 1861-1945)
Époque : 19th century
Matériaux : Oil on canvas
Dimensions : l. 37.8 inch X H. 51.18 inch
Disponibilité : En Stock
7500 €

Portrait of a young girl (or boy), painted full-length, left arm resting on a black lacquered armchair.
Signed lower left Henri VOLLET, dated 1888.
Pupil of Fernand Cormon, a painter whose studio at the Beaux-Arts saw the work of many artists, including Van Gogh, Lautrec and Lin Fengmian.
Honorable mention at the Salon des Artistes français in 1888, bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1900, 3rd class medal in 1891, 2nd class in 1897, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 1904.
His works on Indochina can fetch €40,000 at public auction.
Museums: Orsay “Indochinese boats on the Red River”; Laval.
Bénézit T10 p.564
Canvas from the dealer Rey et Perro, Paris