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Paul Emile Lecomte (1877 - 1950)
Marché à Nantes
Oil on canvas, signed, 18 x 22 in.
Price: £ 6500
Artist biography:
Paul Emile was the son of the artist Paul Lecomte 1842 - 1920. He studied with his father and with Cormont at the School of Fine Art in Paris. He was an official painter to the French Navy Ministry and specialised in harbour scenes and seascapes.
He exhibited at the Society of French Artists on a regular basis, having been elected to membership in 1902. At this Salon, he was awarded a gold medal.