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Stanislas Lépine (1835-1892)



On this page you will find an account of what art-works Lépine has exhibited at the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1874 and at the Salon. For general information on Stanislas Lépine and the used sources see main page. For the pictures -/- see.


The first ‘impressionist’ exposition 1874:

  • catalogue numbers 81-83
  • in total Stanislas Lépine exhibited 3 works, all oil paintings
    • 3x indication of place
    • 0x indication of time, season or weather
    • 0x a study
    • 3x loans (appartient à…).
  • See for the suggestions of Moffett (R2,p121) and of Dayez (R87,p240/1)

Catalogue 1874: (R2,p121; iR1)

1IE-1874-81          Le Canal Saint-Denis ; appartient à  M. Sporck
Perhaps Le canal Saint-Denis; old Loncle collection (R87;R2)

1IE-1874-82          La rue Cortot ; appartient à  M. Brullé
Moffett and Dayez doesn’t render a suggestion. De Lora (1874/04/18) reviews: ‘Among the most excellent landscapes, we mention a view of La rue Cortot, leading towards Montmartre’ (R87,p257)

1IE-1874-83          Bords de la Seine ;     appartient à  M.M…
Perhaps 1869, Bords de Seine, 30×59, musée Orsay (R2,p129;R87;R2). Moffett adds that Lépine has made many of this sort of paintings during the 1860s and 1870s, so specific identification is impossible. De Montifaud (1874/05/01) reviews: ‘Les bords de la Seine had lustrous waves that are a little cold, but of a fine colour harmony, tending to green. Houses with gray roofs and white facades rise from the bank. The river, marbled by shadows near the banks, lightens toward the middle and flows quietly on its way. Lépine’s palette has a healthy and peaceful quality…’ (R2,p129;R87,p264).  Castagnary (1874/04/29) reviews ‘his finely handled Bords de la Seine…’ (R2,p129;R87,p264). Leroy (1874/04/25) describes it as having ‘fine tones’ (R87,p260).



Stanislas Lépine at the Salon:
The Salon database (iR1) indicates that Stanislas Lépine was born in Caen (Calvados). He is called a pupil of Corot.
1859-69: He lives Chaussée Clignancourt, 20.
1870-73: He lives at rue des Rosiers, 12 (Montmartre).
1874-86: He lives at rue de la Fontenelle, 40 (Montmartre).
Lépine probably also exhibited at the Salon in 1859, 1887/ 88/ 89 and 97 and at the SNBA in 1891/ 97/ 98/ 1902.

S1859-1953, Port de Caen; effet de clair de lune
His debut (R9). He was hardly noticed (R16).

S1863-1187, Le pont des Invalides .
This work strongly recalls some scenes of Corot (aR2).

S1864-1202, Paysage à l’île Saint-Ouen .

S1864-1203, Chevaux de trait

S1865-1337, Le pont de Bercy .

S1866-1212, Le bord de la Seine, à Bercy .

S1866-1213, Vue prise au pont de la Concorde .

S1867-954, La Seine près le pont d’Iéna .

S1868-1561, La Seine à Charenton .

S1868-1562, Le pont de l’Estacade, à Paris .

S1869-1506, La Seine devant Saint-Denis .

S1869-1507, Le quai de la Râpée .

S1870-1739, Prairie à Saint-Ouen .

S1872-1008, Le bord de l’eau, à Saint-Denis .

S1873-943, Une rue de Montmartre ; effet de neige .

S1874-1187, Le quai d’Ivry .

S1874-1188, L’île Saint-Denis .

S1875-1347, Un lavoir aux environs de Caen .

S1876-1299, Une rue à Caen, un jour de neige .

S1876-1300, Le quai d’Ivry, à Paris .

S1877-1331, Les bords de la Seine, à Saint-Denis (Seine) .

S1877-1332, Le Pont-Marie, à Paris
Additional info: (see image)

S1878-1417, Le petit bras de la Seine, au Pont-Neuf .

S1878-1418, Le canal, à la Villette ; effet de lune .

S1879-1900, Un quai, à Paris .

SdAF-1880-2291, Canal Saint-Denis ; effet de lune ;
Additional info: H. 1m,14.- L. 1m,46.

SdAF-1880-2292, Portrait de Mlle L… ;
Additional info: H. 1m,00.- L. 0m,70.

SdAF-1882-1653, Le canal à Paris ; effet de lune .

SdAF-1882-1654, Le pont Marie, à Paris .

SdAF-1883-1494, La Seine au confluent de la Marne .

SdAF-1884-1508, Le pont des Arts .
Lépine received a honorable mention (aR2).

SdAF-1885-1561, Le pont de l’Estacade, à Paris .
Lépine made several studies for this larger work. One smaller work is described as: ‘In this small painting, Paris and the Seine are shown bathed in warm sunlight. Extending across the river in the middle ground is the small foot bridge, the “pont de l’Estacade,” which was erected in 1818, rebuilt on several occasions, and demolished in 1938. Slightly beyond is the Pont Sully, constructed in 1874-76, connecting the Ile Saint Louis with the Right Bank. The dome in the center of the picture is that of the church of St. Louis and St. Paul on the rue St. Antoine. The artist apparently painted the view from a quai near the Port-aux-Vins.’ (iR6).

SdAF-1886-1462, Le port au vin, à Paris .

SdAF-1888-1609, Le Pont-Royal, à Paris

SdAF-1888-1610, Le jardin des Tuileries

SdAF-1888-x, La Seine près du Pont-Neuf
Received a order. Worked on it from 1884-88. Used half-tones illuminated by transparent light. (R9)

SdAF-1889-1662, Le marché aux pommes, à Paris

SdAF-1889-x, The apple market
1884-88, location unknown. Lépine is awarded a third-class medal (R21;aR2).

EU1889-x, Le pont de l’Estacade
1884, location unknown (R21). receives a first class medal (aR2).

EU1889-x, Le Pont Royal
before 1888, location unknown (R21). Receives a first class medal (aR2).

SNBA-1891-595, Sur la butte Montmartre

SNBA-1891-596, Le canal à Caen

SNBA-1891-597, Le pont de Ville-Neuve-la-Garenne
(Appartient à M. Charles Ricada)

SNBA-1891-598, Bords de la Seine, île Saint-Denis
(Appartient à M. Lutz)

SNBA-1891-599, Port Labriche
(Appartient à M. Durand-Ruel)