The Wallace Collection

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Flowers and Fruit
  • Simon Saint-Jean (1808 - 1860)
  • Flowers and Fruit
  • France
  • 1848
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 90 x 72.5 cm
    Frame size: 122.5 x 104 x 14 cm
  • Signature: 'St Jean 1848'
  • P569
  • West Gallery III
Further Reading
  • Lyon, the birthplace of Saint-Jean, had a major school of flower and still-life painting in the nineteenth century.Saint-Jean won a European reputation for his flower pieces, scrupulously painted in season and from nature. The arrangement in this picture includes convolvulus, dahlias, grapes and honeysuckle.