Oil on wood painting depicting a sailboat moored at the edge of a river. Unsigned work. There is a handwritten annotation by the artist on the back with the date of creation: April 8 (18)94, and a pencil sketch of a cow and a small male figure.
Zénon Uzac was a French landscape painter, born in Nice on November 25, 1855. Member of a prominent family of wine and wood merchants in Italy, he tended to these commercial activities, mainly in Bordeaux, before settling in Paris and dedicating himself fully to painting from 1897. He exhibited regularly at the Salon d'Hiver and the Salon des Artistes Français.
Zénon Uzac died in Paris on April 18, 1942 and is buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery.
Source: Archives de France.
Artist: Zénon Uzac (1855-1942).
Medium: Oil on wood.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 32.5 x 24 cm. / 12 ¾ x 9 ½ in.
Frame: 44 x 34.5 cm. / 17 ¼ x 13 ½ in. Gilt wood. Good condition.