1950's French Painting 'Bathers' JOSYN GALLET (1928-2016)
Atmospheric expressionist painting depicting a mother and child at the edge of a stream. Mother sits on a crimson blanket, one foot resting in the water, at her feet a black dog jumps and larks around. Countryside of gold and distant kale coloured hills give way to a bright sunny day.
Original French Frame
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 50 x 58
Inches: 19 1/2 x 23
CM: 38 x 46
Inches: 15 x 18
Medium: Oil on Board
Provenance: French School, signed Gallet verso. bears stamp for 'Ecole Nationale Beaux Arts Lyon'
Condition; Good, some 'foxing' across the painting which may be deliberate. Either way it adds to its charm. Bumps, knocks and general wear to the frame, just how we like it.