Antique Painting, Landscape painting, scenery painting which represents the "Vallée de la Corrèze" in the New Aquitaine region of France.

Ancient paintings with landscapes depicting a valley, a Blooming Moorland with an infinite horizon, places that the painter loved

to paint and that convey tranquillity and peace.

The work is dated 1921 and signed Didier Pouget, a French landscape painter, who loved to paint outdoors and especially southern France.

William Didier Pouget (1864-1959) was born in Toulouse and began his career as an artist in 1886 when he participated in the "Salon de Paris".

He studies at the "Des Beaux-Arts" school in Toulouse and then at the "Académie de Paris", considered close to the Impressionist painters.

He becomes a member of the "Société Des Artistes Français", knows and associates with many important artists including Jean Baptiste Corot.

His river landscapes are rich in poetry and the painter usually prefers to capture the light of sunset or sunrise,

Il paint the figure of the tree in a dark and decisive color in contrast with the clear light of the sky.

In fact, on the back the painter writes what he paints, the morning light: "Brume du matin: Bruyéres en fleurs".

Since 1903 Didier-Pouget exhibits in the United States where he is very much appreciated.

Many works by this important artist are exhibited in the many museums.

The oil painting is adorned with a beautiful gilded frame in pure gold leaf.

The frame and antique canvas have been carefully and professionally restored.

So, we can consider that this Scenery Painting, Antique Landscape Oil Painting with

Vallée de la Corrèze, Blooming Heath, XX Century very  interesting.

Bibliography: Bénézit et Gérald Schurr & Pierre Cabanne, Dictionnaire des Petits Maîtres de la peinture 1820-1920.


Canvas size: 51 x 43 cm

Size with frame: 72 x 64.5 cm

Depth: 8.5 cm

Weight: 6 Kg