JOURDAIN Roger Joseph
IN A FESTIVE MOOD
Oil on canvas: 47 x 28 cm / 18.5 x 11 ins
Signed and dated '1910' lower left
Painter of genre scenes and landscapes; watercolourist.
Roger Joseph Jourdain studied under Cabanel, Chabanne and Pils. He first exhibited at the Salon de Paris in 1869. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1883 and received a bronze medal in 1879 and a silver medal in 1881. He won a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1889. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur in 1889 and received a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900.
Louviers 1845 - Paris 1918
Château-Thierry - Louviers
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 7, p. 962.