THEODORE ROUSSEAU (FRENCH, 1812-67), BARBIZON SCHOOL, OIL ON CANVAS, H 11", W 18", SUMMER LANDSCAPE
A French Barbizon oil on canvas by Theodore Rousseau. Depicting a summer landscape with trees adjacent to a creek under a blue sky. Artist's signature to the lower left. Bearing old paper auction label to verso. Frame measures H 20.5" x L 27.
As inspected under UV light, major degree of inpainting, major crackling to surface, relined canvas, paint loss to edges (from frame) notable to left side perimeter, some residue to surface (notable to upper right quadrant), some surface wear to frame. CP