Quenioux studied at the L’école des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Schools of Gustave Moreau and Elie Delaunay. He exhibited at the Salon d’Automne and had many private and public showings. His interest in varying cultures led him to Morocco and Tunisia.
Raoul Gustave François QUENIOUX (French 1865-1949)
Le Freney d’Oison
Titled and dated (1941) in pencil
The red inkstamp of the artist lower left
His interest in the arts of Japan are most evident in this particular work. The treatment is that of a ukiyo-e (“picture of the floating world”), Japanese woodblock print of the 19th century. Heightening this aesthetic is the artist’s choice of paper, and the stylized red inkstamp that represents his name.