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"Afternoon in the Garden" by R. Bonnechose

"Afternoon in the Garden" by R. Bonnechose

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: Pre 1900: Item # 1131614

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R. Bonnechose (French, 19th century)

Afternoon in the Garden

Depicting Three Classical Women, Two Seated at a Table Being Entertained by a Third Playing the Lyre

Oil on canvas, signed lower right.

Painting Size: 15” x 22”
Frame Size: 23” x 30”

SAFA/5586 Although there does not seem to be any ready biographical information on R. Bonnechose, it is apparent that he studied in at least one of the Paris ateliers of the late 19th century. Witness his use of the subject of classical maidens, such as Gérôme may have used, but in a more impressionist painterly tradition like Carolus-Duran.