Saturday, October 11, 2014

Guigou paintings added to GeocodedArt

Chinchin Valley at Ile-sur-la-Sourgue, Vacluse

painting by Paul Camille Guigou (1834-1871). Virtually all of Guigou's paintings were of rural settings, though not wilderness; usually there were a few solitary figures and a distant man-made structure that were the reason the painter and the figures were in the area.

This image in particular shows a realism in the foliage that is reminiscent of older styles of painting, but his choice of subject, a rugged, unromantic setting, is typical for this artist and has a very modern sense.

Guigou geocoded

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