“Follette” the artist’s Bull Terrier by Louis Eugène Ginain (French, 1818-1886)
“Follette”, an oil on canvas of the artist’s much loved Bull Terrier standing in a plain landscape by Louis Eugène Ginain (French , 1818-1886). This pampered Terrier dog wears a red leather collar with gold details. Titled, in gold, top left “Follette” and signed bottom left in red “Eug Ginain”. The canvas stretched on a wood frame is stamped "TOILES à PEINDRE & COULEURS FINES MOIRINAT PARIS 184 Faubourg Saint Honoré", famed Parisian art supplier. Ginain painted several images of his beloved Follette, one, a life size image, in 1879 that was to be his farewell to the Paris Salon. This smaller version was painted for M Truhard, see page 65, “Eugène Ginain 1818-1886” by Gustave Vattier, published in 1887. French, circa 1880
This a SOLD item and has been left in the Public Domain for research purposes.
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