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T. Bonneau (drawer), Iberville PQ
T. Bonneau, an artist whose name has escaped note for his works painted in northwestern New York State and northern New England, is here identified in a Canadian painting. The works are distinctive: architectural simplifcation with internal linear details emphasized, boldness of drawing, interesting color palettes, flattened perspective lines to base of structures and stacked planes indicating recession in space.
Works by this artist from Upstate New York and northern New England are included in "Folk Painters of America" by Robert Bishop, cover and pg 115; "The Marcus Collection", Sotheby's , Ocober 1989, lots 30 and 31; and "Seasonal Selections", The Magazine Antiques", at Giampietro, New York.
Circa 1900. Watercolor and ink on paper, 19 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches sight, floating on a mat in a simple modern painted frame, 22 1/4 x 28 1/2 inches.