Watercolors of fruit by Anthelme-Eugene Grobon & Louis-Pierre Riocreux

Anthelme Eugène Grobon (1820-1878) and his brother François Frédéric Grobon (1815-1902) both studied in Lyon and produced a number of very fine published collections of hand-coloured prints of flowers between about 1844 and 1850. They also published an instruction manual for flower painters, Méthode Grobon frères, études progressives de Fleurs et de Fruits, depuis les premiers éléments jusqu' à la composition des groupes. (Paris, 1850)   A. E. Grobon, is recorded as having exhibited at both the Lyons Salon (from 1838) and the Paris Salon (between 1852 and 1870).

French watercolors of flowering bulbs, squash & eggs

Watercolors of fish by Charles Yver, 1941