Emma-Andre-Felicit Desportes de la Fosse (French,1810-1869), Basket of Flowers with Fruit on a Ledge with Parrot
Emma-Andre-Felicit Desportes de la Fosse (French,1810-1869)
Basket of Flowers with Fruit on a Ledge with Parrot
Watercolor on paper
Inscribed lower center with artist name: Emma Desportes
Paper size: 9 1/2 x 8 in.
Emma-Andre-Felicit Desportes de la Fosse (nee Beuselin), was a pupil of Auguste Jean-Baptiste Vinchon (1789-1855), the history and fresco painter, who decorated many churches in Paris.
Desportes exhibited in the Paris Salon from 1835 to 1868 winning the third-class medal in 1840 and the second-class medal in 1842.
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