Charles Duvent (French, 1867- 1940)

Sunset before a Pagoda

Oil on canvas

Signed ‘C. Duvent’ (lower left)

21.1/2 x 25.1/2 in. (54.7 x 65 cm.)

Working for the French Government in the mInistry of Foreign Affairs, Charles Duvent travelled widely painting scenes from locations as far afield as Moscow, Morocco, China and Japan. This scene is of one of his travels to the orient, beautifully capturing the sunset before a poolside Pagoda Charles Duvent was a French artist born in 1867 and who died in 1940. He was mainly a genre painter and landscape painter. He worked in the Netherlands in the period 1899-1900