Francois-Edouard Cibot (1779-1877)
Lot 56 Details
Francois-Edouard Cibot (1779-1877), French
BERANGER (PIERRE-JEAN DE BERANGER SEATED ON A SETTEE), 1853
Oil on canvas; signed and dated 1853 lower left (skinned), titled to the nameplate, remains of a typed indistinct label verso
13.5" x 10.5" — 34.3 x 26.7 cm.
The Carroll Gallery, London;
Estate Collection, Orillia, Ontario
Pierre-Jean de Béranger, (born Aug. 19, 1780, in Paris, France, died July 16, 1857, in Paris) was a French poet and writer of popular songs, celebrated for his liberal and humanitarian views during a period when French society as a whole was undergoing rapid and sometimes violent change.