Jean Michel Laurent (1898-1988) French Still Life Oil Painting
This lovely framed still life comes from the French painter, Jean Michel Laurent (1898-1988). Panel measures 5 x 7 in and the modern frame measures 8.7 x 10.6 x 1.5 in. Laurent was born and worked in Paris where he studied at Ecole des Beaux Arts. He was influenced by his friend and contemporary, Francois Gabriel 1893-1993), known for his floral still life paintings. Laurent is known for his seascapes, still lifes of flowers and fruit, and exceptional copies of grand master works depicting animals and other subjects.