Picnic in the Quarry at Lacoste

/ Picnic in the Quarry at Lacoste

Picnic in the Quarry at Lacoste

Peter de Francia, (British 1921-2012), Picnic in the Quarry at Lacoste, 1958, Oil on board, signed and dated (lower right), 44cm x 97cm (64cm x 120cm framed), £9,500.

De Francia was a French-born British artist, who served as Professor of Painting at the Royal College of Art, London, from 1972 to 1986. In 1957, he bought a house in the village of Lacoste in Provence and used to spend his long summer vacations there painting.