ARTIST: Pierre-Emile Berthelemy (1818-90)
TITLE: BATEAUX PÊCHEURS DE FÉCAMP
DATE: c. 1867
A very fine original etching by Berthelemy – one of France’s foremost marine artists of the nineteenth century. Berthelemy was a student of Cogniet and l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts. He exhibited at the Paris Salon in the 1840’s and 1860’s and in Great Britain in the 1880’s. Berthelemy’s works are among the permanent collections in Paris, London, Rouen, Amiens and Bayeux.
Reference: Benezit; The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940.
Image size is approximately 7 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches.