MALEBRANCHE Louis Claude ( 1790 / 1838 )
The village in winter with his skaters.
Oil on canvas signed lower left.
10,7 x 16,1 in
Certificate of authenticity.
Museums : Abbeville , Angers , Bar-Le-Duc , Bernay , Caen , Dijon , Langres , Nice , Niort , Paris ( Musée Carnavalet ) , Versailles ( Trianon ) .
MALLEBRANCHE Louis-Claude or MALEBRANCHE
Born on September 3rd, 1790 in Caen / Dead on November 4th, 1838 in Caen.
Painter of livened up landscapes, landscapes of snow.
The art of Louis-Claude MALLEBRANCHE is very influenced by XVIIIth century and belongs informed which groups together Demarne, Swebach and Taunay. However, it is to César Van Loo that he gets closer most. Louis-Claude MALLEBRANCHE is a pupil of Provost and Bergeret, and exhibited to the Salon from 1812 till 1838. His first landscape of snow appears in 1822. Louis-Claude MALLEBRANCHE becomes then the specialist of the effects of snow, looking for the wintry lightings, what will bring him to leave in 1837 representing mountainous sites such as Vosges, massif of the Mont Blanc and Switzerland. Very attached also in Normandy, he painted in the valley of Auge (Caen, Honfleur, Trouville). Louis-Claude MALLEBRANCHE leaves views of Brittany, Picardy, Seine-et-Marne by frequenting Meaux and Coulommiers. In 1830 Louis-Claude MALLEBRANCHE appear in the Exhibition of the Luxembourg with a view of the neighborhood of Paris and other one of Honfleur.
Width : 41 cm
Height : 27 cm
Category : ??
Style : Restauration
Period : 19th century
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