Louis Adolphe Riou. Snowy Mountainscape, gouache


Louis Adolphe RIOU (1893-1958)

Snowy Mountainscape

Gouache on paper bearing studio seal, framed within Marie-Louise mounting and under glass panel.

Height: 49 cm (19-1/4 in.) - Width: 64 cm (25-1/5 in.)
Frame: 66 x 85 cm (26 x 33-1/3 in.)

Biography: Resident artist at Villa Abd El Tif (Algeria) in 1926, he then traveled for studies in Morocco between 1931 and 1945. Laureat awarded by Lourmarin Foundation, he exhibited at the Salon of Tuileries, Dalon of Autumn, Galerie Bernheim in Paris and Galerie Druet. Fresco professor at the Cairo’s Royal School in 1939, his works are presented at the Museum of Fine Arts in Alger.

Condition report :

Bibliography : Citation of L.A. Ridou in : Elisabeth CAZENAVE, Les artistes de l'Algérie : Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, graveurs (Algerian artists: dictionary of painters, sculptors, engravers) 1830-1962, publ. by Onde, 2010

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 49 cm
  • Width in cm : 64 cm
  • Frame height in cm : 66 cm
  • Frame width in cm : 85 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015031041