Noonday Rest by Wilford C. Beauquesne
Noon Day Rest depicts soliders waiting by for their next orders. The background and painted as though it is in a far distance, is an eastern landscape. It is unclear if they are in the area of Morocoo or the Middle East.
Beauquesne, the military painter, was born in Rennes, France, in 1847. His art education was at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Beauquesne exhibited his work in New York, Philadelphia, Paris and London. He died in 1913 at Montgeron, France
Beauquesne, Wilford C.
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Still Image Item Type Metadata
oil on canvas
22 x 18 inches