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    CLARENCE MONTFORT GIHON (American, 1871-1929)
    Town Overlooking a Lake
    Oil on board
    7-1/2 x 9 inches (19.1 x 22.9 cm)
    Signed lower right: G.M. Gihon

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST


    Philadelphia-born Clarence Gihon was an American expatriate who made Paris his home for 35 years after training with William Merritt Chase, Kenyon Cox, Henri Laurens, and Benjamin Constant. Adopting a post-impressionist manner, he specialized in landscape views which usually featured towns glimpsed across a body of water filled with dazzling reflections. He exhibited at the Paris Salons, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Pennsylvania Academy. He died in Dax, Landes in southwestern France, an important spa town since Roman times, which is possibly the subject of this work.


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    Framed Dimensions 11.5 X 14 Inches

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