Laloue, Eugène (French)-" Breton Woman by the Well" Oil on canvas
Laloue, Eugène (French)-" Breton Woman by the Well" Oil on canvas
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Laloue, Eugène (French)-" Breton Woman by the Well" Oil on canvas

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Artist: Eugène Galien-Laloue (French, 1854–1941)

Work and size:  "Breton Woman by the Well" Oil on canvas, 33 × 40,5, signed in the lower left hand corner, in black, "L. Dupuis" (one of the aliases used by the artist at the time to sign his works)

Artist bio: Eugène Galien-Laloue was a French painter specializing in the depiction of bustling city life. Best known for his Impressionist autumnal street scenes, Galien-Laloue's works often feature prominent Parisian landmarks and their surrounding milieu, dotted with cheery figures and contemporary means of transportation such as horse-drawn carriages, trolley cars, and buses. He studied under his father, the set designer Charles Laloue, and in 1877, made his debut at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he continued to show works throughout the rest of his career. Credited as being instrumental in popularizing street scene painting, the artist’s works provide historical insight into pre-20th century Parisian life. Born in Paris, France on December 11, 1854, Galien-Laloue died in Chérence, France in 1941