Édouard Léon Cortes (France, 1882-1969) also known as 'the Parisian Poet of Painting', was a French post-impressionist artist of French and Spanish descent. He was known primarily for his Paris cityscapes portrayed in different weather conditions.
Édouard Cortes - 'Café de la Paix, Place de l'Opéra - Oil on Canvas - 33.0 cm x 45.7 cm (13'' x 18'')
Total Frame dimension : 53.3 cm x 71.1 cm (21'' x 28'')
Signed lower right : 'EDOUARD CORTES'
Provenance confirmed by Christies (David Klein) in 2008
Johannes Hermanus Barend Koekkoek – Oil on Board 1840-1912
Dimensions: image size – 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ in frame 16-1/2″ x 14″
He was a Dutch artist known for landscape and cityscape scenes. The son of artist Hermanus Koekkoek, brother of Willem Koekkoek, and nephew of Barend Cornelis Koekkoek. His grandfather was the painter Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek.
Koekkoek started painting in the romantic tradition of his father but after 1864 he changed his style to a kind of realism, under influence of the Hague School.