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Antique moody impressionist landscape oil painting by French artist, Théodore Lespinasse (1837-1894), signed in the bottom left.  A country pathway with swirly, moody brushstrokes in hues of creams, greens, purples and greys which absolutely captures the French countryside.  It comes unframed and deserves a good wide gold frame


Medium: Oil on thick card

Overall size, including frame: 13ins x 8.5ins or 32.5cms x 22cms (approx)

Date: Late 1800's

Condition: The painting, is in good antique condition but you should expect imperfections associated with age, such as the marks of a frame around the periphery which would be hidden by a new frame.

Signed: Théodore Lespinasse (1837-1894) Born 16 November 1846, in Dieulefit (Drôme); died 7 January 1918, in Lyons.  He was a painter of landscapes and a musician. 

Théodore Lespinasse was a pupil Louis Guy in Lyons, and was first violin at the Opéra de Lyons, where he played up until his death. He painted landscapes of the Lyons region, in sombre tones accentuating its melancholy character. He featured in collective exhibitions including: Salon de Printemps, Lyons; Salon de la Société Lyonnaise des Beaux-Arts, Lyons (1882, 1891 and 1901); and Salon de Paris (1902). He received a 2nd class medal from the Salon de la Société Lyonnaise des Beaux-Arts in 1891, and a 1st class medal in 1901. (Benezit) 

This painting is shipped by Colissimo track and trace and fully insured

Moody impressionist landscape by Théodore Lespinasse (1837-1894)


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