CROSS, Henri-Edmond
(b. 1856, Douai, d. 1910, Saint-Clair)

The Golden Isles (Les Iles d'Or)

Oil on canvas, 59 x 54 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

The landscapes of Cross are abstract constructions or visions of Eden. The truthfulness of the moment mattered less than an intellectual construction resulting in a consciously sought balance.

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