Oil on canvas representing a landscape around Vichy, known as the "Route des Chossins". Signed and dated 1946. Original Montparnasse style frame.
Jean Joly was born in Vichy (Allier) on 12 October 1900 and died in the same city on 1 September 1952. A decorative painter and president of the "Compagnons de la Peinture", he painted mainly landscapes of Bourbonnais and Auvergne.
Sources: Société d'émulation du Bourbonnais, Les Imprimeries réunies, 1952; Archives de France.
Artist: Jean Joly (1900-1952).
Signed and dated lower right corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 54 x 65 cm. / 21 ¼ x 25 ½ in.
Frame: 69 x 80 cm. / 27 ¼ x 31 ½ in. Wood, very good condition.