Jean-Joseph-Xavier Bidauld (1758-1846)

A Cascade on the River Liri Isola del Liri, Italy, 1787 Oil on paper, laid down on canvas 25.4 x 39.4 cm Bidauld’s oil sketch was painted on the spot during the French artist’s stay in Italy (1785-90).  The artist made numerous such studies from which he later painted large historical landscapes in the neo-classical … Read more