Figures / Genre
Figure and Genre Scene paintings from the 17th Century to the 20th Century at Winckelmann Gallery.
Small format oil on canvas painting, representing an interior scene in a kitchen. In the foreground, a woman in a dressing gown and nightgown is seated in front of the stove, seemingly in conversation. Standing next to her, a young person gazes at the kettle, perhaps warming themself in the heat emanating from the stove. A cat on the seated woman’s lap completes this intimate scene. Jean Le Guennec was a French painter of landscapes, animals, still lifes, lithographer and illustrator.
Louis Jean Alfred Bonamici, born Luigi Bonamici on January 13, 1878 in Livorno (Italy) and died on March 12, 1966 in France, was a French painter of Italian origin. His oils on canvas or board represent seascapes, port scenes, fishing scenes, creeks, bouquets of flowers, rural landscapes, less frequently village scenes, all in a Provence bathed in sun, as evidenced by his tartan paintings in Martigues.
17th century oil on canvas painting depicting Vertumnus in the form of an elderly woman, allegory of winter. High quality work by an artist of the generation of Ottmar Elliger the Younger (1666-1735). A recent cleaning of this work allowed us to discover what seems to be the corner of a red cape at the bottom right corner. This leads us to believe that at some time in its past this portion of canvas might have been salvaged from a larger painting
Nineteenth century oil on canvas copy of Madonna della Seggiola (Sedia), after Italian Renaissance master Raphael (1483-1520). Considered to be one of the painter’s most intimate works, the original of this masterpiece was painted in 1514 and is presently located in the Palazzo Pitti collection, in Florence, Italy. Also noteworthy of mention, there is a canvas supplier’s stamp on the back belonging to Ancienne Maison Vallé Bellavoine Sucesseur, which was in business in Paris (1847 - 1870).
Charming pastoral scene representing a young goatherd with her donkey and goats on a country lane in Provence. Both she and the donkey are hauling milk canisters. Beautiful carved frame, decorated with oak and laurel leaves. Théodore Antoine Louis Jourdan (29 July 1833, Salon-de-Provence – 3 January 1908, Marseille) was a French painter of rural genre scenes. He began his studies at the École des Beaux-Arts de Marseille and completed them in the workshops of Émile Loubon, in Paris.
Rustic genre scene with Norman characters in conversation. The young woman wears the typical Calvados headdress. Oil on canvas, similar to others of the same theme found in a number of museums in France (including the Museum of Fine Arts in Bordeaux) and produced between 1833 and 1837 by the same artist.
Thomas Kent Pelham – Going to Market – 1862. Stunning oil on canvas genre scene representing a young Spanish woman on her way to market with a fruit basket on her head. Signed and dated 1862 in the bottom left corner, the title appears on the verso, hand-written in sepia ink on the remains of an old label on the top stretcher. Thomas Kent Pelham was a popular British painter of genre scenes, born in Brighton (Sussex) in 1830 and died in Brockley (Kent) in 1895.
Julius Hugo Bergmann, German genre painter of animals and landscapes, born February 18, 1861 in Nordhausen (Thuringia), Germany. Bergmann spent his childhood in Frankfurt am Main where he studied anatomy from 1879-1883. In 1883 he went to Karlsruhe to attend a school specialized in landscape painting. In 1905, he was called to Karlsruhe, to the Academy of Arts. He was part of the Munich Secession visual artists association.
Artist: Paul Perboyre (1851-1929). Signed and dated in bottom left corner. Medium: Oil on panel. Condition: Perfect condition. Dimensions: 23 x 17 cm. / 9 x 6.8 in. Frame: Original frame, gilt wood, 33 x 28 cm. / 13 x 11 in. Good condition. Museum label on frame with artist’s name. Provenance : France.
Artist : Attributed to Narcisse-Virgile Díaz de la Peña (1807-1876). Signed in lower left corner with monogrammed letters: N.D., plaque on frame with name of painter “DIAZ”. Medium: Oil on canvas. Condition: Very good condition. Dimensions: 32.5 x 21.5 cm. / 12.8 x 8.5 in. Frame: 40 x 50 cm. / 15.7 x 19.7 in. Original wood frame, gilt. A few small imperfections. Provenance: France
This painting shows a man and his four greyhounds at the beach. It is signed and dated 1940. There is an inscription on the back with the title of this work and the name and address of the artist. Artist: Raymond Feuillatte (1901-1971). Signed and dated at bottom left. Medium: Oil on canvas. Condition: Very good condition. Dimensions : 65 x 54 cm. / 25.5 x 21 1/4 in. Frame: 75 x 64 cm. / 29.5 x 25.5 in. Contemporary. Gilt wood, classic style. Provenance: France.
Artist: Claude Mancini (1937-2013). Signed and dated on lower left. Medium: Oil on canvas. Condition: Excellent condition. Dimensions: 66 x 54 cm. / 26 x 21.5 in. Frame: 79 x 69 cm. / 31 x 27 in. French, gilt wood, circa 1840 in Rococo style. Good condition with small losses. Provenance: France.
Artist: Will Dahlem (1916-1986). Signed in bottom left corner. A hand-written inscription on the back: “Will Dahlem, Danseuse à l’entrainement, Circa 1950”. Medium: Oil on hardboard. Condition: Very good condition. Dimensions: 29.5 x 39.5 cm / 11.5 x 15.5 in. Frame: 46 x 56 cm / 18 x 22 in. Original, wood with mat. Good general condition. Provenance: France.
Original oil on canvas representing a horse race. Work of a yet to be identified painter, it bears an illegible signature in the lower right corner. The style and composition are very reminiscent of the work of Eugène Péchaubès (1890-1967), famous for his horse racing paintings. On the back of the frame there is an inscription in pencil: "To my friend Maurice in memory of the famous trifecta of the year 1964". Gilt wood and stucco frame, late 19th century.
Pierre-Frédéric Borgella (or Bourgella) (born May 9, 1833 in Bagneres de Bigorre, Midi-Pyrenees / died November 27, 1901 in Montrouge, Hauts-de-Seine). French orientalist painter. Little is known of his biography and artistic career, although records show that he exhibited various works in the salons of Paris. In 1892, he married Marie-Louise Legros, and they had only one son, Léon-Henri Borgella.