20th-century French School oil on wood panel signed René Frédéric Ricard in the lower left (born in 1889). The work is smooth to the touch.
A forest view with light distributed authentically over brush and unpaved road. The finesse of the brushstrokes amplifies the realism and depth of this landscape.
About the artist: René Frédéric Ricard was a French Divisionist and Impressionist artist born October 15, 1889 in Paris.
He traveled extensively in Europe where he primarily painted luminous landscapes. He also made a name for himself painting female portraits in Africa using the Divisionist (neo-Impressionist) approach.
He became a member of the Society of French Artists where he presented a large number of works over his lifetime.
- Overall size: 15.7" x 18.5" / 40cm x 47cm.
- Size without the frame: 9.8" x 12.9" / 25cm x 33cm.
- Country: France.
- Signed: René Frédéric Ricard (born 1889).
- Date: Early 20th century.
- Condition: The panel is in very good condition. The gilded wooden frame has linear gaps on the outer edges as well as a small lack of pearl on the bottom of the horizontal interior moldings.
- Materials: Oil on wood.
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