On the table
FERNAND JEANNEAU (1884 - 1966)
Still life of fruit on a table
Inscribed on reverse with artist name & dated 1924
Oil on canvas: 21¼ x 28¾ in / 54 x 73 cm
Fernand Jeanneau was born in Brittany and spent most of his life depicting scenes from his home town of Quimper. A pupil of the Ecole de Pont-Aven, he was a member of the Societe Lorientaise des Beaux Arts and exhibited in Paris at the Salon des indepentants from 1925. He travelled to Tunisia in 1927 and won a prize at the Paris International Exhibition of 1937.