Paintings

Edmond Charles Joseph Yon
French, 1836–1897
At the Edge of the Pond
Oil on canvas
45 by 69 in. W/frame 54 by 78 in.
Signed lower left

Provenance:

Private Collection New York
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques

Inventory Number: Art Y2
European Landscape Period 1800-1899 Barbizon Impressionist/Post Impressionist

Edmond Charles Joseph Yon
French, 1836–1897

Edmond Yon was a French painter known for his landscape paintings and as an engraver. A pupil of Pouget and Lequesne, Yon made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1865 with his engravings for the works of Victor Hugo. He also engraved the landscapes of the Barbizon painters, notably, Corot, Millet, Guillemet, Van Marcke de Lummen and Vernier.

In 1867 Yon exhibited his first painting entitled, Chemin à Velizy and continued to exhibit works in France and abroad throughout his life, winning several important awards throughout his career. Yon was particularly noted for his riverside scenes and often depicted scenes from the Seine, the Marne and the Bièvre. He also painted in Holland, Normandy and in the region of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Yon’s works are now held in many French municipal collections, including Amiens, Lille, Soissons and Calais and several private collections in Britain.

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