Oil on Canvas by Charles Edouard Delort
Painting by Charles Edouard Delort (1841-1895).
Exhibited in the Paris Salon and awarded medals of honor. Delort was a French academic painter who was born in Nimes, France on February 4, 1841. He grew up in the area around Bordeaux, and entered the naval Academy at 12 years of age. In 1859, he moved to Paris, where he studied with Jean-Léon Gérôme and with Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre. He also collaborated with other well-known artists: Froissart, Walter Scott, Xavier de Maister, Theophile Gauthier, and Edmond About. Many of his beautiful paintings of the 19th century are worth up to $85,000.00 and more. With frame: Height=17in., Width=22in., Canvas: Height=17in., Width=22in.