View in library with an elegant pair and French officer at table (1890). Maurice Leloir (French, 1853-1940). Oil on wood.
A watercolorist, illustrator, engraver and historical painter, Maurice Leloir was born in Paris into a family of well-known artists. Formal training was received from his father, historical painter Jean-Baptiste Auguste Leloir, his mother, watercolorist Héloïse Colin, and his older brother, Alexander-Louis Leloir.