LAFONT Emile René

THE MUSEE D’ORSAY IN PARIS

Oil on canvas: 33 x 55 cm / 13 x 21.6 ins
Signed lower left

Painter of rustic scenes and urban landscapes; sculptor.

Emile René Lafont was a member of the Société des Artistes Français. He received a commendation in 1888 and a bronze medal at the  Exposition Universelle of 1900.

He is remembered mainly for his Paris landscapes.

Period:
Paris 1853 - 1916
French School

Exhibitions:
Bayonne

Literature:
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 8, p. 292.