Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933): Market Day, 1881, oil6/14/2021, 5:29:10 PM
Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933): Market Day, 1881, oil on canvas, 59.7 x 48.3 cm., Private collection Victor Gilbert was a talented French genre painter. His favourite motifs were the parks, markets and also more intimate elegant interiors of Paris. The energy surrounding the exchange of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and flowers at the various markets in the bustling city of Paris enamored Gilbert and prompted the works for which he is most celebrated. His present work depicts the vendors in the twilight who hastily try to finish their dinners after a long market day.