Eugene Small

Flowers in a glass vase.
Oil on canvas signed lower right
Dimensions: 35 x 24.5 cm with frame: 52.5 x 42.5 cm
19th century frame gilded with gold leaf in restoration
Price : sold

A painter gives us a charming bouquet of peonies with a lively and free touch.

Eugène Petit, French painter, born in Paris is the pupil of Edouard Müller and Dieterle. He mainly paints still lifes, flowers and fruits.

He exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon of 1863.

He is celebrated for his flower paintings.

Bibliography :

• E Bénézit, Dictionary of painters, sculptors, designers and engravers ,

• Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier, Flower painters in France from Redouté to Redon

Elisabeth Hardoin-Fugier, Painters of still lifes in France in the 19th century.

Museums :

• In France: Carcassonne, Compiègne, Kortrijk, Rouen, Saint-Etienne,

• Internationally: London