Euphemie Muraton (French, 1840-1914)
'' Portrait of a Terrier ''
Oil on canvas
27.5 x 23.5 in / (70 x 60 cm) framed approx
A beautiful 19th century oil on canvas portrait of a terrier wearing bells on it's collar and a blue bow. Very well executed with fine detail by the sought after French animal painter Euphemie Muraton. Housed in a fine period gilt frame
Excellent condition, ready to hang
Euphemie Muraton nee Duhanot married fellow French painter Alphonse Muraton (1824-1911) with whom she had one son, Alphonse, also a painter. She exhibited at the Paris salon from 1868-1913, winning several medals, and exhibited in the Women's building at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Muraton's paintings are held by several museums across France, including Dieppe, Le Havre, Mulhouse and Rouen.
Best known for animal and still life paintings, Muraton's works regularly achieve high results at auction. Numerous pre-1974 auction results are recorded on the reverse of the frame. Post 1974 results include:
Bordeaux, 16 October 2000, Vase de Fleurs et Petit Chien, Oil on canvas, , £11,440
London, 18 March 1994, Les Petit Amis, Oil on canvas, £10,000
Honfleur, 24 April 2011, Le Coq et Ses Poules, Oil on canvas, £6,964
Paris, 27 June 2002, Interieur aux Deux Chiens, Oil on canvas, £5,466
Soissons, 09 June 2001, Les Machester Terriers, Oil on canvas, £4,976
Paris, 17 October 1990, Nature Morte aux Grenades, Oil on canvas, £3,826