17 March 1995
Denis Pierre Bergeret (1846-1910)
A Basket of Shrimps and Prawns with a Lobster, Oysters and Fish on a Ledge
signed 'D. Bergeret'; oil on canvas
33½ x 55.1/8in. (85.1 x 140.4cm.)
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Bergeret was a pupil of Eugène Isabey.
According to Bénézit, he was a brilliant painter of still lives and 'quand, en 1877, il envoya son tableau de Crevettes au Salon, il s'en fallut de peu qu'on ne criât au chef d'oeuvre'.
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