Portrait of Jean B. Beau

Hippolyt Soběslav Pinkas

Hippolyt Soběslav Pinkas - Portrait of Jean B. Beau
In 1857 Pinkas married in France Adrienne Denoncin. Four years later he painted her uncle, Jean-Baptiste Beau, mayor of Ludes in Champagne. This portrait of a Courbet-type peasant is one of the best examples of Czech Realist painting.
measurements: height 55 cm
width 45 cm
material: canvas
technique: oil
inventory number: O 9984
gallery collection: Collection of the 19th Century Art