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Painting Title Landscape: Village among Trees
Collection York Art Gallery
Artist Cazin, Marie (French sculptor and decorative artist, 1845-1924)
Date Earliest about 1876
Date Latest about 1890
Description This field of green corn with a figure, and roof tops among the trees beyond is by Marie Cazin (née Guillet), a French painter, sculptor and decorative artist and wife of the artist Jean Charles Cazin. From 1876 she exhibited at the Salon in Paris, at first as a painter of the landscapes, and starting from 1882 as a sculptor. In the 1890s her art moved towards Symbolism; YORAG : 462 seems to be an earlier painting, influenced by the Impressionists.
Current Accession Number YORAG : 462
Subject landscape
Measurements 24.8 x 34.3 cm
Material oil on canvas
Acquisition Details Purchased from the Beaux-Arts Gallery, London 1950.
Provenance Sotheby's, London, purchased by the Beaux-Arts Gallery.
Publications PREVIEW. City of York Art Gallery Quarterly, 12, October 1950, vol. III, p. 136; York Art Gallery Catalogue - Catalogue of Paintings, Vol. III: English and European 19th and 20th centuries, The Reserve Collection, City of York Art Gallery, York, 1974, p. 13; Oil Paintings in Public Ownership. North Yorkshire, London, 2006, p. 256.
Notes A label back of the frame used to read 'Village among trees by Marie Cazin', but was destroyed by the mirrorplate fitting.
Rights Owner York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
Author Dr Magdalena Łanuszka



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