Salomon Corrodi - Bongirat near Paris
Bongirat near Paris
Watercolour and gouache over pencil on paper. 27 x 44.5 cm.
Framed under glass..
Signed and dated lower right: S. Corrodi Roma 1879.
This is an unusual motif for Salomon Corrodi. The work was painted in Rome and probably based on sketches made in 1872, the year in which Corrodi visited his sons Arnold and Hermann in Paris, who were studying in the French capital at the time.
North German private collection.
C. Steinhoff: Salomon Corrodi und seine Zeit 1810 - 1892. Ein Schweizer Künstlerleben im 19. Jahrhundert, 1992, p. 68, no. 76.
Heiger Huus, Fehralhof 1992.