Jeune Femme et Costumes des Pierrots, Junge Frau mit Harlekin und pierrot, circa 1900. Richard Ranft. Painter of landscapes, engraver, illustrator and poster artist. (Swiss 1862–1931.) He started by studying in Geneva, where he was a student of Sordet. Pupil of A. Du Mont and Gustave Courbet in Paris. It was there that he published color engravings and posters. He lived and worked mainly in Coubert. Member, in Paris, of the 'Salon de la Société des Beaux-Arts'. He featured at the 'Salon des Indépendants'. In 1910 he exhibited in Paris at the 'Galerie Chaine et Simonson'. He was the author and illustrator of "Mlle d'Orchair" (A. Savine, 1892) and "l'Illustre famille" (The Famous Family) (P. Ollendorf, 1913). He illustrated "Scènes de courtisanes" (Scenes with Courtisans) by Lucien (Piazza, 1901) and "Sonnets" by Verlaine. He executed several engravings after turner.
- CreatorRichard Ranft 1 (Painter)
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture1913
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 22.45 in. x W 25.2 in. x D 1.58 in.
H 57 cm x W 64 cm x D 4 cm
- Seller locationAntwerp, BE
- Reference numberLU95044710563
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