Lot 176
Prosper Barbot (French, 1798-1878), Landscape with Figures and Ruins
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1838 at lower right, presented in a later frame.

DOA 69.5 x 47 in.

Private Collection of a North Carolina Gentleman

Prosper Barbot studied and worked alongside several of the greatest Neoclassical artists of the 19th century, including Louis Étienne Watalet and Jean-Baptiste Corot. He spent several years in Italy and returned to France in 1828. From 1841 he was a regular exhibitor at the Salon. His paintings and prints are in numerous prominent public and private collections, including the Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Angers and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Yellowing varnish; stable craquelure; patch and partial lining to verso.