London, South Kensington
2 December 2004
Victor Tortez (French, d. 1890)
Venus and Cupid
signed 'V.TORTEZ' (lower right)
oil on canvas, unframed
76½ x 51¼ in. (194.3 x 130.3 cm.)
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A painter of genre and flowers, Tortez was a student of Gérome, Gleyre and Henner. He debuted at the Salon in 1868.
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