|Jules Ruinart de Brinant (1838-1898)|
"Vino Buono", Camogli, Italy.
Oil on canvas
Signed "Jules Ruinart" lower left.
18 x 15 inches.
Provenance: Cooling Galleries, London.
Camogli is a small Italian fishing village on the west side of Portofino in the province of Genoa. The sign above the canal side bar reads, "Vino Buono".
Jules Ruinart de Brinant (1838-1898):
Born in Koblenz, Germany in 1838, Jules Ruinart de Brinant was a painter of genre and history scenes, also portraits. He studied in Antwerp at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under Rudolf Jordan and also in Dusseldorf with Andreas Achenbach. He travelled throughout Europe to countries including Italy, Germany, England, Holland and Belgium however he lived and worked mainly in France and is thought to have became a French national. He died on 26th May 1898 in Rilly-la-Montagne. Collections: Musee de Reims; Galerie Czernin, Vienna.