Small HSP animal painting Atelier René Hérisson elephant dog study 19th

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Small oil on panel from the studio of animal painter René Hérisson* (workshop stamp), representing an elephant on one side and a study of a lying dog on the other, from the late 19th-early 20th century.

This painting is in good condition. Workshop stamp see photos.

A note: slight wear of time, see photos.

We are selling a second painting by this artist for sale on this site.

* Rene Herisson (1857-1940)

is a French poet and animal painter. In 1896, he created "Les Amis des Arts", a Cognac painting club, surrounded by a group of painters and students. He exhibits regularly at the Paris Salon. He also wrote, under the pseudonym of Henri Sorsène. He painted oils on canvas like La Verrerie Claude Boucher visible at the Cognac Arts Museum. He is particularly known for his animal painting. Thus, at the Jardin des Plantes, he made drawings from life, a certain number of which are in the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. From 1896 to 1940, he was curator of the Museum of Cognac which has a number of his works.

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  • Panneau 23,7 cm x 14,4 cm