PAINTINGS XIXth CENTURY : ENJOLRAS Delphin (1857-1945)

ENJOLRAS Delphin (1857-1945)

"Lady at dressing table"
Oil on canvas signed right below
Old original frame gild with leaves
Dim canvas : 72 x 56 cm
Dim frame : 92 X 80 cm

BIOGRAPHY

ENJOLRAS Delphin

French school 19th-20th centuries
Born on May 13th, 1857 in Courcouronnes (Ardeche).
Died in 1945.

Genre paintings, figures, nudes, interiors, painter with the gouache, painter in watercolours, pastellist.
Pupil of Gérôme at the National superior school of "Beaux Arts de Paris" then of Dagnan-Bouveret.
He exhibited in Paris, at the "Salon" (art fair) which he was member since 1890. He had a very abundant production, particularly in watercolours and pastels, where appear young middle-class women under the lamp or in the warm hearted feeling of family home. He was specialist of young women paintings, often with their daily occupations as toilet.

Museum of Le Puy
Calvet museum of Avignon

Bibliography:
- Dictionary of the painters and sculptors E.Bénézit volumes V /134
- Minor masters of painting Vol II /408