Oil on panel circa 1910 by Victor Lecomte depicting a gentleman reading at a desk strewn with books by the light of a lamp. Signed lower left. Framed dimensions are 17.5 inches high by 22 inches wide.

Victor Lecomte trained with Achille Gilbert.
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Reading - 19th Century Oil, Man Reading by Lamp in Interior by Victor Lecomte

c.1910

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Oil on panel circa 1910 by Victor Lecomte depicting a gentleman reading at a desk strewn with books by the light of a lamp. Signed lower left. Framed dimensions are 17.5 inches high by 22 inches wide. Victor Lecomte trained with Achille Gilbert. His genre scenes, such as Reading in the Evening, show a strongly contrasted chiaroscuro. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris (1876 to 1914). He was awarded an honourable mention (1892), a third-class medal in (1897), a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle (1900) and a second-class medal (1905). Museum and Gallery Holdings: La Varenne-St-Hilaire (Mus. de St-Maur-Villa Médicis)

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  • Artist
    Victor Lecomte (1856 - 1920, French)
  • Creation Year
    c.1910
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Very good condition. Frame has some small losses
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 8 in. x W 13 in.H 20.32 cm x W 33.02 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Flackwell Heath, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU41534792511
  • Seller Reference Number
    LFA0480
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