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Cesar Pattein (French, 1850 1931) large oil on canvas, titled "Jeux Champetres" (Pastoral Games) , depicting five young female farm workers taking a break from their work for leisure time. Signed Cesar Pattein" and dated 1907 lower right. Housed in a gilt carved frame. Sight 23 1/8? H x 31 1/4? W. Framed 37 3/4? H x 45 1/2 W. Biography (Courtesy of AskArt: The Artists' Bluebook): A son of a farmer, Cesar Pattein was born in Steenvoorde, France. He studied engraving from a local artist by the name of Cabasson and in 1878 he was accepted at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lille under Alphonse Colas, a painter of genre subjects. Pattein was also a student of Jules Breton, a painter of poetic landscapes and of human nature. In 1881, service in the military brought him to Arras where he spent eight years. There he found time to do portraits and rustic scenes which he was able to exhibit for the first time at the Paris Salon of 1882. Pattein was known for his country scenes where children are enjoying themselves in the fields. He was awarded with Third Class medals in the Paris Salons of 1896 and 1906. He also received a Silver medal at Amiens in 1885. CONDITION: One small puncture upper left corner and one small tear, approx. 1 1/2" right margin. Some losses and old repaired breaks to frame.