"Paris, Le Pont Henri IV"
Paris 1865 – 1935
PARIS, LE PONT HENRI IV, MATIN, 1921
Oil on canvas
50 x 61 cm.
Signed lower right: ‘G Loiseau’
Provenance: Paris, Galerie Durand Ruel, no. 11920 as Etude de Quay et Lombrail.
Literature: This work will be included in the forthcoming Gustave Loiseau catalogue raisonné prepared by Didier Imbert. Gerald Schurr, Dictionnaire des petits maitres de la peinture, Gustave Loiseau, p.143, illustrated.
Gustave Loiseau is regarded as a post-impressionist painter who became famous by his views of the river Seine. Remarkable in this painting are the small brushstrokes that suggest the light that shines over the river.