PAINTINGS XIXth CENTURY : PICOU Eugène Charles (1831–1914)

PICOU Eugène Charles (1831–1914)

"Woman in the garden with umbrella"
Oil on canvas signed low left
Old frame regilded with gold leaves
Dim canvas : 61 X 50 cm
Dim frame : 80 X 68 cm

BIOGRAPHY

PICOU Eugène Charles (1831–1914)
Ecole Française XIXeme siècle

Genre painter born in Nantes 20 October 1831
He was the Brother of the painter Henry-Pierre Picou (1824-1895)

He was taught by Debret.
He started exhibitions at the « Salon des artistes français » in 1879.

Museum : Nantes « Poppies and view of the Institute»

Bibliography :
- Dictionary of artists E.Benezit Vol VIII / 310
- Archives from Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes
- Gérald Schurr “the minor artists of painting 1820-1920” Vol III - Amateur Publishing