Marie Joseph Leon Clavel [1850-1923]
French Impressionist Painter
Sunset in Venice, ca.1880
Oil on board
5 x 3-1/2 inches | 14 x 10 inches (framed)
Period hand carved frame.
French landscape painter born and died in Paris . He is better known under the name of “IWill”He Spent part of his childhood in Nancy, studied at the Lycée Bonaparte in Paris. He exhibited at the show of the Society of French Artists and later in the lounge of the Society of Fine Arts where he was a founder. He exhibited often in France and abroad and was awarded several awards :Associate of French Artists in 1883 , 1884 and a silver medal in 1889 (World Fair). He was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1894 .In 1900 received the bronze medal of the.His works are in ,Museum of Bourg-en -Bresse,Goya Museum,Museum of Fine Arts in Beziers