Eugene Galien-Laloue1854 - 1941
Marché aux Fleurs près de la Madeleine, ParisStock code: S4524
Sight Size 8 ½ x 11 ¼ ins / 21.4 x 28.7 cm
Price category: D: £15,000 - £20,000
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The artist captures the atmosphere of the bustling and fashionable boulevards of the great city and his portrayal of the horse-drawn carriages, trolley cars and the first omnibuses are of historical as well as artistic interest. Galien-Laloue was a forerunner in popularising the painting of street scenes and later artists such as Edouard Cortès and Antoine Blanchard were inspired and influenced by him.
He died on 18th April, 1941.