François Pierdon 1821-1904 French School 19th.Century. Oil on panel. Landscape Study. Signed lower right. Original giltwood frame Circa.1880. 11 by 7.1 cms image. 27 by 23 cms framed overall.
Celebrated painter and etcher François Pierdon was born in Saint-Gerand-le-Puy. He studied under Hector Hanoteau. Predominantly known for his landscapes and genre scenes, he worked mainly in the Nivernais and the Bourbonnais regions of France. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris from 1853 onwards.