Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Café du Dôme

Please click the image to open the painting in a separate window. Once more a painter I had never heard of before until I came across this work a few weeks ago. It is by American artist Guy Pène du Bois (1884-1958), famous for his depiction of the flappers scene of the twenties and thirties, This painting is from that time (1926), and depicts a scene in the Café du Dôme, Montparnasse, Paris. More about Pène du Bois in the linked Wikipedia article.