French School oil on canvas Impressionist painting depicting a peasant with cows traversing down a country road situated in a pastoral landscape in Brittany (Bretagne), fore and middle ground, a farmhouse and trees before low hills and a cloudy grey sky rendered in a heavy impasto technique, background. Initialled "Jw.B." or "Twi__" lower left, inscription, lower right (obscured by liner), inscription reading "En Bretagne…82" lower left, obscured by frame. Illegible French inscription, en verso on top left stretcher. Housed in a moldedgilt wood frame with off white linen and gilt wood liner. Sight – 9 1/4" H x 13 1/8" W. Framed – 16" H x 20" W. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with light craquelure, yellowing to varnish. 7/8" white mark, lower right. Likely relined. Acid burn with off white linen liner.
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