Antoine Daens (French, 1871-1946)
'La Belle De L'Ete'
Signed 'Ant.Daens' (lower left)
Oil on canvas
42 x 35.1/4in. (including frame)
Condition: Overall good condition, two small patches to upper middle and lower left. Slight abrasions to lower right, good impasto. In a gilded composite frame with floral and foliate motifs, a few losses and repairs, in a blue mount behind glass.
Here we can see Daens' attraction to the impressionist style. A light and vibrant image of a forest nymph after bathing.