This nice watercolor of a Parisian scene was painted by French artist Francis Garat (b. 1870). Garat was well known for his painting of cityscapes and street scenes in and around Paris, France. This particular view includes the July Column, on Place de la Bastille, which was erected between 1833 and 1840. The Spirit of Liberty reigns at its top, created by the sculptor August Dumont. Watercolor on paper, signed lower right, and housed under glass in a decorative gilt frame. Dimensions: 10” h x 14” w, actual; 14” h x 18” w, framed.
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