Guillaume Alaux - The Helmsman

Superb pastel painting depicting a helmsman aboard his ship, holding the wheel. This painting was exhibited in 1904 at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, in Angers. Its attractive original Art Nouveau frame is in good general condition, although it has several flaws.

Artist: Guillaume Alaux (1856-1912).
Signed in the lower right corner.
Medium: Pastel on paper.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 61 x 50 cm. / 24 x 19 ¾ in.
Frame: 92 x 64 cm. / 36 x 25 in. Good condition.
Origin: France.