French painter of genre scenes and landscapes, Pierre Alfred Garcement was born in Varzy in 1842 and died there in the same city in 1927. A pupil at Varzy College, he received painting lessons from L. Peyranne, former pupil of Louis David, began studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the Pils workshop and Hanoteau. He exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon in 1868, before becoming a member of the Salon des Artistes Français in 1883 and receiving an honorable mention in 1896. The museums of Clamecy, Nevers and Varzy, have several of his works.
Sources: Benezit, Dictionary of Artists; Revue de Niverais, 1897.
Artist: Pierre Alfred Garcement (1842-1927).
Signed in lower left corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 46 x 61 cm. / 18 x 24 in.
Frame: 59 x 74 cm. / 23 ¼ x 29 in. Gilt wood, very good condition.