Paul Rebeyrolle born 1926
T00116 Truite(Trout) 1956
Inscribed 'Rebeyrolle' b.l.
Oil on panel, 31 3/8 x 48 1/8 (80 x 122)
Purchased from Marlborough Fine Art (Knapping Fund) 1957
Prov:With Marlborough Fine Art, London (purchased from the artist)
Painted at Eymoutiers (Haute-Vienne) in the autumn of 1956 at the same time as several landscapes and the portrait 'Two Peasants'. It was the last of a fairly numerous series of trout paintings, five of which were included in his exhibition at the Maison de la Pensée Française in Paris in May 1956.