Eugène Marie Léonce Huc, French painter of portraits, figures, still lifes and landscapes. Born on April 22nd 1891, in Bayonne, he moved to Paris very young and was a student of Jean-Paul Laurens and Hubert-Denis Etcheverry. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français. He died on May 2nd 1979, in Paris.
The Brunoy bridge, also referred to as the Soulins bridge, crosses the Yerres River in the department of Essonne in Île-de-France. It is located in the town of Brunoy, 21 km (13 miles) from Paris. The bridge was built in 1745 and has been classified as a historical monument since October 29th 1987.
Source: Benezit, Dictionary of Artists; Archives de France; Brunoy Town Hall.
Artist: Eugène Huc (1891-1979).
Signed in the lower left corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 38 x 55 cm. / 15 x 21 ½ in.
Frame: 53 x 70 cm. / 21 x 27 ½ in. Original wood "Montparnasse" style frame, very good condition.