On the Green Bench, Sanary

Henri Lebasque (French, 1865-1937) – On the Green Bench, Sanary, 1911 (Oil on canvas) – – This large-format work was created in Sanary near Toulon. Depicted is the artist’s oldest daughter, Marthe Lebasque, in a wide-cut kimono, sitting relaxed on a garden bench and dreamily looking out. Beside her are some freshly picked flowers, a sun hat and a book – all attributes of a life completely devoted to idleness. Behind is a second, younger girl, who is probably the youngest daughter Nono…

Henri Lebasque (French, 1865-1937) - On the Green Bench, Sanary, 1911

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