Georgina Martha de L'Aubiniere (1848-1930)
|Artist Name||Georgina Martha de L'Aubiniere (1848-1930)|
|Description||A very fine and delicately painted oil on panel by British female artist Georgina L'Aubiniere. The work depicts a marine boating scene and a tranquil river Fal at Flushing, Cornwall. It was painted in an impressionistic palette circa 1900. A beautiful large oil on canvas with multi layers of colour and depicting flushing on the Fal with all the boats. In excellent condition in a fine Victorian gallery frame.
Signed lower left.
|Provenance||Cornish estate. Lechertier Barbe Ltd London Gallery.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||36 x 28 inches|
|Frame||Excellent condition, 43 inches by 33 inches.|
|Biography||Georgina Martha de L’Aubiniere (1848-1930) - born Balsall Heath, West Midlands, England, 1848, died Bodmin, Cornwall, England,1930. The daughter of English watercolourist John Steeple, Georgina Martha de L'Aubinière studied art in England for several years and was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy. She moved to Paris where she met fellow artist Constant de L'Aubinière, whom she married in 1874. While in France, she studied with Corot and Gérome and exhibited at the Cercle des Arts Libéraux in 1882. After touring France and England, the artist couple travelled to North America in 1882. They lectured, painted and exhibited from coast to coast until 1885-86. In Colorado L'Aubinière depicted mountain scenery before going with her husband to paint in California and British Columbia. She lived in Montreal for several years and painted Montmorency in 1888. Queen Victoria was an admirer of her work, purchasing two paintings in 1880 and receiving a series of the artist's British Columbian landscapes from the Provincial Legislature in 1887. Her work can be found in the Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Private study (under Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, France)
Private study (under Jean-Léon Gérome, France)
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