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RESERVED Large early 20th century watercolour/gouache painting on thick paper pasted onto wood board.  The palette is primarily green, purple and yellow.  A vase sits on a table with freshly picked lilacs, most likely straight from the garden.  The vase is surrounded by lemons.  It's a simple composition that is truly effective by French artist, Louise Alix (1888-1980), it's unsigned but came from a collection found in Northern France. 

Medium: Watercolour/gouache on thick paper that is mounted on wood board, varnish finish.

Overall size: 30.5ins x 22ins or 77cms x 57cms (Approx)

Date: 1920's

Signed: No.  Louise Alix (1888-1980) Born in Paris, painter, decorative artist of landscapes, still lifes and portraits.  Louise Alix studied under Yvonne Delattre and Henri Zo. She exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Français between 1926 and 1941, receiving a commendation in 1928, the Bernheim de Villiers prize in 1933, and the silver medal for applied arts in 1935. She also occasionally exhibited her work at the Salon des Indépendants. (Benezit)

Condition:  This painting is in good condition, it has been mounted on wood board and finished with an archival specialist varnished so that there is no need for glass.  There are minor imperfections throughout as you would expect with a piece of art this age.  It would do well in a frame of your choice.

This painting is sent fully insured, track and trace with Colissimo.

Lilacs and Lemons by Louise Alix (1888-1980)

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