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Antoine Calbet
Scene Galante au XVIII eme Siecle #1




This artwork titled "Scene Galante au XVIII eme Siecle" c.1930 in an aquatint on paper by French artist Antoine Calbet, 1860-1944. It is hand signed in pencil at the lower right corner. The plate mark (image) size is 9.60 x 12.25 inches, framed size is 16.5 x 19.5 inches. Framed in a wooden gold and black frame, with fabric matting. The artwork is in very good condition, frame and matting are in good condition, frame have some minor dents, matting have a small point of discoloration at upper left. About the artist. Antoine Calbet is the son of Marie Singlande and Jean-Baptiste Calbet, landowner at a place called Gaubert. Trained at the School of Fine Arts in Montpellier by Édouard - Antoine Marsal (1845-1929) where he learned drawing, this illustrator and illustrator, a painter of nudes and gallant scenes, was very popular during his lifetime. Antoine Calbet is then admitted to the School of Fine Arts in Paris in the studio of Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889). He was a member of the admission jury of the Beaux-Arts from 1913 to 1930. He began to exhibit in 1880 and became a member of the Society of French Artists . He was the friend of his compatriot of Lot-et-Garonne, the President of the Republic Armand Fallières , for which he drew the menus of his meals, which made him known in Parisian salons.He illustrated works by Jean Lorrain , Henri de Regnier , Pierre Loues 3 and for periodicals like L'Illustration . Selected museums and collections Dallas , Dallas Museum of Art : Back woman sitting on a bed , watercolor. Agen Museum Lot-et-Garonne county council hotel : Armand Fallières lays the foundation stone of the Ducourneau theater, Agen, 1906 oil on canvas. City Hall , Hall of Illustrious: a picture of the Illustrious . Ducourneau theater: Allegory of Music , 1907 Pamiers , City Hall: Young woman, nude from behind, looking towards a window with a polychrome stained glass window , Paris , Gare de Lyon , Le Train bleu restaurant : Nice , 1900, oil mounted on a panel; Evian , 1900, oil mounted on a panel; Nîmes , 1900, oil mounted on a panel; Grenoble , 1900, oil mounted on panel; Toulouse , Musée des Augustins : Surprises , 1905, Distinctions 1891 : medal at the Salon des Artistes français . 1892 : medal at the Salon des artistes français. 1893 : medal at the Salon des artistes français. 1900 : silver medal at the Paris Universal Exhibition 1900 : Knight of the Legion of Honor . 1935 : Officer of the Legion of Honor . Bibliography Clarisse Faurie, Antoine Calbet (1860-1942), life and work , Master's thesis, University of Toulouse le Mirail, 2004, Jacques Clouché, "Antoine Calbet, eleventh illustrious Agen", The Feast Collective, The Blue Train , Paris, Ed. Press United Law Service, 1991 Gérald Schurr and Pierre Cabanne , The Little Masters of Painting, 1820-1920 , Paris, Éditions de l'Amateur, 2003, (en) Excerpt from Antoine Calbet's record [ archive ] in the Bénézit dictionary on the Oxford Index website. 2006, Paul Pfisterer, Dictionary of Monograms , Ed. German, 1995. Paul and Claire Pfisterer, Dictionary of Signatures , Ed. German, 1999.


  • Creator
    Antoine Calbet (1860 - 1944, French)
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  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)Width: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Depth: 1.25 in. (3.18 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
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    Seller: cal/sce/0011stDibs: LU66633325593

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