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François Flameng artwork • painting • for sale At the races

François Flameng

At the races
oil on canvas 55.0 x 46.2 cm, signed l.r.

This painting is for sale.

Price: € 19,000

Provenance: Frost & Reed Ltd., London, inv. 58206; part. bezit; veiling Christie's, New York, 1 juni 2001, lotnr. 79; part. bezit Verenigde Staten.

François Flameng, son of a well-known Parisian engraver, was a much sought-after painter in the decades before and after 1900. Initially, he was renowned for his genre paintings, especially of the entertainment and good life of the 18th century, and his complex and elegant portraits. He taught at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris and exhibited regularly at the Salon from 1873. During the First World War he became known for recording the battle in paintings and drawings.

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