THE OLD TROCADERO, PARIS
Oil on canvas: 34.5 x 54.5 cm / 13.6 x 21.4 in
Signed lower right
Painter of town views, landscapes and military seascapes.
Gustave Mascart was a pupil of Antoine Julien Potier and Jean-Baptiste Henri Durand-Brager.
He exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1880.
He painted a lot of town views of Bruges, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Ostend, Antwerp, Le Havre, but also of Paris, with scenes of Montmartre, Pigalle, the Moulin Rouge and the Boulevard de la Villette.
Mascart also executed orientalist paintings, e.g. a view of the Bosporus.
Valenciennes 1834 - 1914
Bernay - Saintes
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 9, p. 423.