This nineteenth century oil on canvas is titled "Rural lansdcape" or Paysage champêtre
by Victor-Marie Roussin
Roussin's works have been exhibited in galleries including Nice, Brest and Nantes.
This painting has been cleaned and re-varnished.
Victor-Marie Roussin , born in Quimper on March 3 , 1812, and died in Plomelin on June 14 , 1903, is a French painter.
Lawyer in Nantes, he married there in May 1836the daughter of Pierre Cambronne. A student of Louis-Auguste Lapito , Évariste-Vital Luminais , Jean-Antoine-Siméon Fort and François-Edmée Ricois , he participated in the Salon from 1838 by exhibiting Breton landscapes and scenes of popular life.
General Councilor of Finistère, he was also one of the founders of the Archaeological Society of Finistère. He is the father of Étienne Roussin , who was mayor of Plomelin for about thirty years and deputy of Finistère .
Approx. overall including frame 21¼" x 31½" x 4¼" deep
Approx. overall including frame 54cm x 80cm x 11cm deep