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Whimsical Art Oil Painting of French Village Scene by Charles de Montfort (1901-?)

  • $ 52500

Vintage whimsical art French watercolor painting / gouache painting  on board by Charles de Montfort. This beautiful oil painting is of a provincial town street scene. Primitive & naive art style, it illustrates six figures being mainly women in flitting across the street. Whimsical in its brush strokes would suggest that it was a painted in situ quite quickly. 

The style of the ladies hair and the gentlemen hats suggest perhaps the late 1960's /early 1970's in date. 

Signed by Charles de Montfort

Charles de Montfort was a painter of coastal scenes, landscapes and Paris streets.  Born in 1910 in Agaccio, Corsica, he studied at the Beaux Art Academy. He is also believed to have studied with Henri Matisse for three years. De Montfort mainly painted in watercolors and often signed his work with an alias.

This oil painting would make an interesting addition to any cafe, french restaurant or shabby chic property. 


Item measures 35.5“ long by 27.5“ wide and weighs almost 12lbs. 


In good condition (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). 

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