Eugène Galien Laloue is the best known to the greater circle of public for his magnificent Parisian streets scenes watercolors, but when it comes oils, many more of his works depict landscapes and peasant scenes of Normandy and Seine-et-Marne. It is known that Galien Laloue was in exclusive contract with one gallery, to keep working beyond this he signed his works with numerous pseudonyms. Languinais - is one of them. This is a great period atmospheric painting, that would be a fine addition to any collection and a sound investment.The painting itself is measuring about 9 (23 cm) by 12 (30 cm), and the frame is measuring about 14 (36 cm) by 17 (43 cm). Eugène Galien-Laloue is the most Parisian of the French painters of the late 19th century and early 20th century.
He was solitary by nature and had a character that was sometimes considered to be difficult, but painting would be his passion throughout his life. He roamed through Paris on his bicycle with his sketchbook.
Already in his lifetime, Galien-Lalou was highly appreciated by international collectors for his scenes of Paris, which were usually in the form of small, exquisite gouaches. English and American collectors had no hesitation in considering him as a key painter of the Belle Epoque. Works by Galien-Lalou are on display in museums, especially in France and America.
A number of his works are reproduced in many different documents and publications. In 1999, Galien-Laloues work was the subject of a descriptive catalogue written by Mr. Noé Willer, an expert on the painter, and published by Alexander Kahan in New York; a second volume of this catalogue is in progress.
The most popular paintings are his recognisable views of Paris, the Grands Boulevards, the Theatre, the Quays of the Seine and, above all, the presence of monuments such as La Madeleine, La République and La Bastille. You can find works of Galien-Laloue in following museums.
Museums: Musée des Beaux-Arts, Louvier; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Rochelle; Museum of Art Huntington Virginia (USA). Anything I consider significant I would mention in the description. We take great care in packing the items to make sure they arrive safely, and all of our items are fully insured. Canadian residents please add 5% GST or 12-15% HST where applicable. The item "Eugène Galien Laloue (1854-1941)Antique French Oil on Canvas Normandy Landscape" is in sale since Friday, November 10, 2017.This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "artmarketspot" and is located in ON. This item can be shipped worldwide.