We are offering this superb small Old Master Gouache painting. This fine little French landscape features soft colors using gouache on paper features a landscape scene of a town with a aristocratic meeting or dance with revelers in the foreground. The painting is signed APatel in the lower left, with the A and P conjoined, we believe this to be the signature of Pierre-Antoine Patel, also known as Patel the Younger who was active in France from November 22, 1648 – March 17, 1707. The small painting is housed in a nice gilt frame with the original backing board prominently displayed with a long hand written inscription on it which we are unable to read.
The painting sight measures 6 3/4 Inches (17.1) cm high by 9 Inches (22.9 cm) wide and with the frame the picture measures 9 3/8 Inches (23.7 cm) tall and 11 1/2 Inches (29.3 cm) wide.
Antique French Old Master Gouache Painting Pierre-Antoine Patel