To be edited: Intérieur Paysan - French Art Shop
To be edited: Intérieur Paysan - French Art Shop
To be edited: Intérieur Paysan - French Art Shop
To be edited: Intérieur Paysan - French Art Shop
To be edited: Intérieur Paysan - French Art Shop

Intérieur Paysan

$620.00

Original oil painting from France: Oil painting on canvas signed Héléne Bokanowski  (1910-2000) on the back of the canvas, and titled "Interior Peasant". The work was created at 31 boulevards Berthier in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, a boulevard known for being a center of painters' studios and artists' residences.

Bokanowski reveals an interior of a peasant house with its classic elements, kerosene lamp, stone fireplace. Despite cold tones and discreet light, there is a feeling of reassuring warmth, like a cocoon from another era.

About the artist: Héléne Bokanowski (1910-2000) is a French poet, essayist, translator and painter. She was the wife of politician Michel Maurice Bokanowski (1912-2005), and the niece of art collector Alphonse Kann (1870-1948).

  • Overall size: 19.6" x 25.1" / 50cm x 64.5cm.
  • Provenance: France. 
  • Signed: Yes, On the back, Héléne Bokanowski (1910-2000).
  • Date: Mid-twentieth century.
  • Condition: The canvas is in a very good state of conservation. There is a double tiny hole at the bottom right, on the right side of the chair.
  • Materials: Oil on canvas.
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