REGIS FRANCOIS GIGNOUX (FRENCH, ACT. IN THE U.S. 1840-1870). WINTER SKATING SCENE IN NEW ENGLAND, CIRCA 1850.
Sold: $30,000 ($25,000)
Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 ¼ inches. The reverse with canvas stamp for Edward Dechaux, New York.
Provenance: Harry Shaw Newman, The Old Print Shop, New York, 1961.
Literature: For similar winter scenes by Gignoux, see “The Rise of Winter Landscape Painting in America” in Martha Young Hutson, “George Henry Durrie, American Winter Landscapist: Renowned Through Currier and Ives,” pp. 68-71, figs. 67-68, 71-72.