Prosper Louis Senat (American, 1852-1925), oil on canvas seascape, "South Shore, Bermuda", depicting waves crashing against a rocky foreground. Signed lower right. Label en verso for the Marbella Gallery. Later giltwood frame with carved scrolled corner decoration and beaded rabbet edge. 24 x 36". Provenance: the estate of Margaret Wemyss Connor, Nashville, Tennessee. Biography (courtesy AskArt): Prosper Louis Senat was born to an affluent Germantown, Pennsylvania family and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and the South Kensington School in London. He maintained a home in Germantown and summer home and studio in Kennebunkport, Maine, but traveled frequently to paint in foreign countries including Italy, Jamaica, and Bermuda. Marine paintings were a specialty. Condition: Relined. 3" scratch to sky area, few spots of inpainting in area of rocks.
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