Bright oil on canvas painting representing a area of the Bois de Boulogne park in Paris. A hand-written note on the stretcher indicates the place and date of production: October 1915.
Paul Henri Herzmann-Quinet, was a French landscape and portrait painter. He was born in Paris on December 4, 1861, son of Elkan Herzmann, merchant, and Malvina Joseph, seamstress. Later, he was adopted by the landscape painter Charles Henri Quinet (1830-1912), henceforth signing his works with the surname of his adoptive father.
He exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Français and at the Salon d'Hiver in Paris between 1921 and 1940. He had his studio in Montmartre, at 15, rue Hégésippe Moreau.
Paul Quinet died in Paris on November 3, 1947 at the age of 85.
Sources: Dictionnaire des peintres à Montmartre, André Roussard (1999); Archives de France.
Artist: Paul Quinet (1861-1947).
Signed in lower right corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 33 x 46 cm. / 13 x 18 in.
Frame: 48 x 60 cm. / 19 x 23 ½ in. Gilt wood and stucco. Very good condition.