Watercolour - Hand-signed - circa 1940
Beautiful orientalist watercolour, signed at the bottom right Louis Riou
Paper: 25 x 32 cm, with torn wooden and stucco frame.
Louis Adolphe RIOU (1893-1958)
Former student of the School of Fine Arts of Lyon and the School of Decorative Arts of Paris, winner of the Abd-el-Tif Prize in 1926, (and the foundation scholarship "Lourmarin Prize" 1932). He travelled to Algeria, Morocco where he resided from 1931 to 1945 (drawing teacher in Meknes and Fez), he became frescoes professor at the Royal School of Fine Arts in Cairo in 1939.
Note: some minor signs of age-related wear, barely visible (I point them out to avoid any claim)
A fine collectible.
- Louis Adolphe Riou (1893-1958)
- Titel van kunstwerk
- Marché à Marrakech
- Totale afmetingen
- 32×6×38 cm