Lot 1259
Jesse Leach France (American, 1862-1926), Coastal Scene with Ships and Figures
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower left, presented in a period frame with linen liner.

Stretcher size 12 x 18 in.; Frame dimensions 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.

Born in Ohio, Jesse France studied painting at the Académie Julian in Paris and privately under Carolus-Duran. He exhibited works at the Paris Salons, Art Institute of Chicago and National Academy of Design. Upon returning to the United States, he lived and painted in New York City, New Haven, Connecticut and Higgins Beach, Massachusetts.

Light surface grime; some mildew to linen liner; minor rubbing to frame.