"Apple Pickers in the Orchard" by Cesar Pattein

"Apple Pickers in the Orchard" by Cesar Pattein

$9,850.00Price

Oil on canvas signed and dated lower left, presented in a magnificent period frame. Measuring: 28" x 25" in frame and 18.25" x 14.75" canvas. In excellent original condition. Cesar Pattein, French, 1850-1931 A son of a farmer, Cesar Pattein was born in Steenvoorde, France. Following the example of his artistic brothers, he studied engraving from a local artist by the name of Cabasson. In 1878 he was accepted at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lille under Alphonse Colas, a painter of genre subjects. Pattein as also a student of Jules Breton, a painter of poetic landscapes and of human nature. Breton was to influence his use of the peasants as subject material