Country landscape scene depicting heathland with flowering heather. A dirt road leads to a cabin by an idyllic little lake.
Victor-Louis Vézien was a French painter of landscapes and animal scenes. Born May 18, 1843 in Saint-Omer (Pas-de-Calais), he was a pupil of the realist painter Jean-François Millet (1814-1875). He exhibited his works regularly from 1871, obtaining an honourable mention at the Salon de Lyon in 1883 and a bronze medal at the Salon de Charenton in 1904. He was awarded an Officer of the Academy (Silver Palms) title in 1905.
Victor Vézien died in Champigny-sur-Marne, near Paris, on February 23, 1916.
Source: Archives de France.
Artist: Victor Vézien (1843-1916).
Signed in the lower left corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 65 x 92 cm. / 25 ½ x 36 in.