Stany-Gauthier, Joseph

France, (1883-1969)

  • Joseph Stany-Gauthier - Marché aux cochon en Bretagne
  • Marché aux cochon en Bretagne

  • [Pig Market in Brittany]
  • (ca. 1938), oil on board
  • 16 x 12.8 in. (40.5 x 32.5 cm.)
  • Private collection

About the Artist:

Joseph Stany-Gauthier (1883-1969) was a French painter, sculptor, art historian, museum curator and art professor. He is also variously known as: Joseph Gauthier, Joseph Stanislas Gauthier and Stany Gauthier. He graduated from l’Etat pour l’enseignement in decorative composition.

Stany-Gauthier painted Brittany port scenes, boats, seascapes, cathedrals, landscapes and Bretons’ daily lives in towns and rural settings. He was also Curator of the Musée du Château de Nantes from 1922 until 1969 and a professor at thel’Ecole des Beaux-arts in Nantes. [DES-02/16]

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.