AT THE CASINO OF MONTE CARLO
Oil on canvas: 38 x 46 cm / 14.9 x 18.1 ins
Signed upper right
Painter of scenes with figures, sporting subjects and animals.
Gustave Moïse was born into a family of glass painters. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He mostly painted in Dieppe. Horse racing was one of his favourite subjects, in particular the full gallop of thoroughbreds.
In Paris, he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français and the Salon d’Automne.
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 9, p. 1101.