Jean François Arsène PELEGRY (L'isle d'Alby, 1813- Toulouse,1881) France
Very large pair of 19th century painting, very decorative, with fresh colors, and perfect quality execution, with original gilded frames. One representing some cows in a clearing , with too seeting women and a fisherman on the bank of a stream through the forest, at right.
Born in L'Isle d'Alby where his family had lived since 1545, Pélégry was a part of the 19th century Regionalist Movement, which celebrated life in rural areas of France . The Tarn region is situated close to Toulouse, a combinaition of forests, mountains, vineyards and plains. Two painting of him are in the Museum of the Augustins in Toulouse
Oil on canvas, in good conditions, some old restorations, canvas mending on the back.
Can be sold separatly
Signed "A. Pélégry" and dated 1874 lower left.
L : 172 cm ( 67,5 inches ) with frame
H : 128 cm ( 50,5 inches)