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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, La Corniche

La Corniche
Oil on canvas: 55 x 82 cm
Framed size: 72 x 99 cm
Signed, Adolphe Louis Gaussen

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Adolphe Louis Gaussen

La Corniche

Adolphe Louis Gaussen, L'entree Du Port De Marseille

L’entrée du port de Marseille
Oil on canvas: 32 x 55 cm
Signed, Adolphe Louis Gaussen

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Adolphe Louis Gaussen

L’entrée du port de Marseille

Born 12 May 1871 in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhone) and died in 1954.

Gaussen trained at the École des Beaux-arts of Marseille under the direction of Magaud and Guindon, where he studied with Jean-Baptiste Olive.

A local celebrity, he was one of the famed painters of Marseille and was appointed conservator of the Musée Cantini of Marseille. He widely participated in the numerous exhibitions of the Salon de la Société Coloniale des Beaux-Arts. He was appointed Peintre Officiel de la Marine in 1928, as well as Officier de la Legion d’Honneur.

As a member of the Salon des Artistes Français, he exhibited at the Salon from 1893, with his views of the beaches and ports of the Côte D’Azur featuring prominently.

Gaussen’s art is sober but inspired by a great love for nature, both terrestrial and marine. One of his favourite subjects was La Corniche, the superb sea cliff that stretches east from Cap Ferrat, where the mountains plunge dramatically into the Mediterranean sea. These paintings exemplify his love of this part of the French Riviera.

Many of his works were acquired by the French State.

Museums holding his works: Musée de l’Arte Moderne, Paris; Musée Petit Palais, Paris; Amsterdam; New York; Aix-en-Provence; Arles; Beaune; Digne; Marseille; Nimes; Toulon; Troyes.

Adolphe Louis Gaussen, La Corniche
Adolphe Louis Gaussen, La Côte

La Côte

Oil on canvas: 50 x 65 cm
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Environ De Porquerolles

Environ de Porquerolles

Oil on canvas: 60 x 80 cm
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Pins Au Bord De Mer

Pins au bord de Mer

Oil on Panel: 33 x 41 cm
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Falaise De La Fauconnière, Côte D’Azur

Falaise de la Fauconnière, Côte D’Azur

Oil on Canvas: 50 x 65 cm
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

Oil on Canvas: 50 x 65 cm
Signed ‘A. L. Gaussen’
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Isle De Porquerolles

Isle de Porquerolles

Oil on Canvas: 50 x 65 cm
Signed ‘A. L. Gaussen’
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Adolphe Louis Gaussen, Côte Rocheuse Sur La Méditerranée

Côte Rocheuse sur la Méditerranée

Oil on Canvas: 50 x 65 cm
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