Pastel: 89.5 x 45 cm / 35.2 x 17.7 ins
Signed lower left
Painter of genre scenes, figures, nudes and interiors; watercolourist and painter of pastels.
Delphin Enjolras was a pupil of the watercolourist Gaston Gérard at the Paris Schools of Fine Arts and of Jean-Léon Gérôme’s studio. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Salon des Artistes Français, having been a member since 1901.
Enjolras specialised in depicting young women in bourgeois surroundings, sewing under a lamp or undressing by lamp or candle ligth. He was renowned for his elegant nudes.
Courcouron (Ardèche) 1857 - 1945
Avignon - Le Puy-en-Velay
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 5, p. 222-223.