Pierre Adolphe Valette

Oil painting of a street scene by Pierre Adolphe Valette (Backboard separate)

November 1912

Oil painting of a street scene by Pierre Adolphe Valette

The painting has this inscription on the reverse: 'Pierre Adolphe Valette Novembre 1912 Manchester'.

Created by
Pierre Adolphe Valette 1876–1942
Date
November 1912
Medium
Oil paint on board
Dimensions
159 × 240 mm
Show details
L.S. Lowry, ‘Oil painting of a street scene by Pierre Adolphe Valette’ November 1912
Created by
Pierre Adolphe Valette 1876–1942
Title
Oil painting of a street scene by Pierre Adolphe Valette (Backboard separate)
Date
November 1912
Medium
Oil paint on board
Dimensions
157 × 240 mm
Description
On the reverse of the painting is the inscription, 'Pierre Adolphe Valette Novembre 1912 Manchester'. There is a label on the reverse of the backboard with the address for Tib Lane Gallery, Manchester, and an inscription guaranteeing it to be an original work by Valette and noting the date. A separate label on the backboard has the inscription, 'He taught L.S. Lowry drawing & painting at the Manchester College of Art' and the frame also includes the inscription, 'Collection Rev. G S Bennett'.
Format
Artwork - painting
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Donated by Geoffrey Eric Bennett and Rev. G. S. Bennett (father) to Tate Archive in November 1980.
Reference
TGA 8019/6

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