Leon Augustin Lhermitte | Paysage Wissant

LÉON AUGUSTIN LHERMITTE
French, 1844-1925

Paysage Wissant

Signed L. Lhermitte; with title on the frame
Pastel on paper
9¾ x 13 inches (24.6 x 33 cm.)
14 x 17½ inches (35.5 x 44.5 cm)

Wissant is a seaside commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region.  It was an active artist colony between 1889 and 1914 with artists such as Pierre Carrier-Belleuse, Virginie Demont-Breton, and Paul-Emile Boutigny painting alongside Lhermitte during this period.

Provenance
Private Collection, Massachusetts

$8,500

 

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