Argent-sur-Sauldre, 1824 – La Brède, 1874
“Mes Beaux Jours” (My Golden Days), an album of 53 drawings
Ink and watercolor.
Notebook : 260 x 340 mm ; sheet : 253 x 325 mm.
An integral part of the artist’s daily life, this notebook containing 53 drawings, invites us into the author’s private space, tracing his peregrinations – mainly, but not only – around Bordeaux. Little known today, the painter and lithographer Stanislas Gorin was a pupil of Antoine Désiré Héroult in Bordeaux and of Eugène Isabey – two masters from whom he gained a taste for romantic watercolours and picturesque views… (Read our focus)