Going to Market by Edmond Petitjean (French, 1844 - 1925)
Edmond Petitjean
French, 1844 - 1925

Going to Market

Oil on canvas
26 x 19 inches (66.04 x 48.26 centimeters)

signed lower right

Edmond Petitjean (French, 1844 - 1925)

Edmond Petitjean is best known for his colorful landscape views of the Atlantic ports of France and of the Alsace-Lorraine regions in the east.

Petitjean made his debut at the Salon of 1874. He was highly esteemed by colleagues and collectors, as evidenced by the many medals and honors he was awarded throughout his career; these include the 1st Class Medal at the 1884 Salon, a 2nd Class Medal at the 1885 Salon, a Silver Medal at the 1889 Exposition Universelle and a 1st Class Gold Medal at the 1900 Exposition Universelle.

Selected Museum Collections:
Musée d?Orsay and Musée du Louvre, Paris; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Chambéry; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon; Musée du vieux château, Laval; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lille; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Marseille; Château-Musée, Nemours; Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg; Musée de la Princerie, Verdun;

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