Watercolor Nantes Painting

Before 1850, signed by Rouargue
Aquarelle Nantes Tableau

Graphic pencil and watercolor drawing,

representing a shopping street in Nantes, Loire Atlantique

We see the Bouffay tower, rue de la Brêle, destroyed in 1848.

The painter, born in 1810, Adolphe Rouargue, studied with the sculptor David d'Angers.

He exhibited seascapes, landscapes, especially watercolors

and collaborated on the famous magazine of the time, Le Magasin Pittoresque.

The drawing, on brown paper, measures 21 x 27.5 cm,

and the wooden and glass frame 29 x 36 cm high.

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