LEGOUT- GERARD Fernand
Oil on panel: 21.5 x 26 cm / 8.5 x 10.2 ins
Signed and dedicated lower left, situated lower right
Painter of genre scenes, animated landscapes and seascapes; painter of pastels and engraver.
Fernand Legout-Gérard exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris from 1889 till 1894 , and, from 1894 onwards, at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts.
He was an official painter to the Navy Ministry and was made an Officier of the Légion d’Honneur.
He was well-known in artistic circles outside France and painted many scenes of Breton fishing and peasant life.
Saint-Lô (Manche) 1856 - Paris 1924
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 8, p. 745-746.