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    VICTOR DE GRAILLY (French, 1804-1889)
    Riders in a Park
    Oil on canvas
    8-3/4 x 16-1/4 inches (22.2 x 41.3 cm)
    Signed lower left: de Grailly

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    French landscape painter Victor De Grailly painted many American scenes, many of them views of Niagara Falls, which were drawn from engravings he studied in William Henry Bartlett's book American Scenery, published in London in 1840. It is asserted by some scholars that he came to this country from 1840 to 1870, during the same years as Gignoux, but this claim cannot be substantiated. He was a student of the French neo-classical landscape painter Victor Bertin, whose idealizing manner can detected in de Grailly's style throughout his career.


    Condition Report*: Re-lined canvas. Paint film is in very good stable condition. Framed Dimensions 12.25 X 19.25 Inches
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    May, 2012
    15th Tuesday
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