Louis CABAT 1812/1893 - Boat on the pond at dusk
Signed: lower right
Period: French School XIX
Theme : Landscape
Technique: Oil on canvas - Old restorations - Rentoilé
Size: With frame 82 x 71 cm - Without frame 60 x 51.5 cm
Frame: Beautiful wooden frame and gold stucco with gold leaf
Technique used / Oil on canvas - Old restorations - Rentoilé
Dimensions : 71 x 82 cm
Framing : With frame 82 x 71 cm - Without frame 60 x 51.5 cm
Number of copies : 1
The Artist : Louis CABAT
Louis CABAT 1812/1893
Painter born in Paris on December 6, 1812 and died in Paris on March 13, 1896.
French School - Barbizon School
Student of Eugène Fromentin
Influence: Camille Flers, Jules Dupré
Nicolas Louis CABAT, landscape painter, genre, watercolorist and draftsman. This excellent artist was the pupil of Camille Flers , he paints outdoor landscapes of Normandy and Picardy that he exhibited at the Salon from 1833 and exhibited until his death. He was a very interesting landscape artist with a strong sense of nature. He seeks above all simplicity and sometimes achieves realistic effects of great appeal. Entered the Academy of Fine Arts in 1867, he was appointed in 1878 director of the Academy of France in Rome.
Student of Camille Flers (1802-1867). Member of the Accademia di San Luca of Rome, Louis-Nicolas Cabat was elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in 1867, and became director of the Academy of France in Rome from 1879 to 1884 .
He paints landscapes of the country of Othe, especially in the village and the surroundings of Bercenay-en-Othe where he resides.
In 1845-1846, he stayed in Voreppe (Isère) where he was retired to the convent of the Dominicans of Chalais, located in this town. Louis-Nicolas Cabat is tertiary of the order of Saint-Dominique.
Dated works and his participation in the fair of the Friends of the Arts of Grenoble attest of this stay in Isère.
In 1863, Cabat traveled to France and painted on the motive with his friends Constant Troyon and Jules Dupré .
He is buried in the Montparnasse cemetery in Paris.
Married to a granddaughter of Antoine-François Bazin, he is the father of Augustin Cabat.
Cabat also paints in the forest of Fontainebleau with Jules Dupré and goes to Italy where he makes frequent stays in his company. Subsequently, Cabat moved to neoclassical style, the painter was elected to the Institute in 1867, and became in 1877 director of the Academy of France in Rome.
Source Bénézit, Wikipedia
Amiens, Bayeux, Chalons sur Marne, Fontainebleau, Le Havre, Le Puy, Lille, Nantes, Paris -The Louvre, Pontoise, Rouen, Troyes,