An 1800's watercolor showing pink flowers, signed C.Morel.
We came into this collection of watercolors via an atelier sale in Paris for the artist Victor Pierre Ménard (1857-1938) - husband of Charlotte Morel. Information on the C.Morel was hard to track down, but we did learn that Charlotte-Marie Morel was born in Nantes and exhibited in the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1892, '94, '95, '96, '98, '99, and 1903.
An avid watercolorist and drawer, C.Morel painted many flowers, and appeared to have an avid interest in botany and the natural world.
- Overall size: 7.8" x 5.9" / 20cm x 15cm.
- Provenance: France / Atelier Victor Pierre Ménard (1857-1938).
- Signed: Yes, signed Charlotte Morel (19th-20th century).
- Date: 1886.
- Materials: Watercolor on paper.
- Condition: Slightly asymmetrical. Pin holes in the corners. Otherwise great condition for age.
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