Venthon en Savoie - Henri Rivière

Venthon en Savoie

Henri Rivière


Venthon en Savoie

Summer 1917

Coloured crayons and watercolour heightened with white gouache stamped with initials  (Lugt 1361) lower left

26,5 x 42 cm    10 ½ x 16 ½ in.

PROVENANCE :         
René Manaut (1891-1991)
His widow 

“The trains were infrequent but still worked, so we spent the summers of 1915 and 1916 as usual in Brittany and those of 1917 and 1918 in Venthon in the Savoie region" See Henri Rivière. Les détours du chemin. Souvenirs, notes et croquis 1864-1951, Equinoxe, Paris, 2004, p.150.

This work can be related to “Environs de Venthon en Savoie”, watercolour in the Louvre (RF 32300).