American Art Exhibition | Louis Rémy Mignot

Giving Frederic E. Church A Run for His Money: A Solo Exhibition featuring Louis Rémy Mignot!

Chelsea DeLay | October 13th, 2012 | Posted in News

After a hiatus of more than twenty years, the works of Louis Rémy Mignot are once again under exhibition spotlight. The Thomas Cole National Historic Site launched Worlds Between: The Landscapes of Louis Rémy Mignot in May, and with only two more weeks before it closes, this is the last chance to view this outstanding group before it comes off the walls. This solo exhibition features works that demonstrate the beautiful range of the American landscape artist, and includes a loan from the private collection of the Questroyal owners.  Born an American Creole, Mignot traveled through life as an artist; he spent time in the Netherlands studying at the Hague, and also journeyed to Panama, Ecuador, and the Andes with the great Hudson River School painter, Frederic Edwin Church.  Worlds Between highlights Mignot’s early style: the atmospheric depictions of South America and the American landscape demonstrate the artist’s skill at combining the real and the romantica talent so great that it fostered a friendly sense of competition between himself and Church.  Mignot was fearless in his attempts to one-up his fellow artist and their rivalry undoubted raised the bar for other American landscape artists. This exhibition celebrates the life and work of this Hudson River School artist and audiences will be treated with a rare glimpse at some of the finest examples of American landscape painting. For those of you not able to visit Worlds Between before it closes, fear not! Questroyal Fine Art can help satisfy your Mignot craving: a quick trip to 79th and Park Avenue will bring you into our gallery, where Two Women in a Tropical Landscape currently hangs! 

 

Louis Rémy Mignot, “Autumn,” Private Collection.

Louis Rémy Mignot, “Two Women in a Tropical Landscape,” Questroyal Fine Art.

 

Chelsea DeLay is a Researcher at Questroyal Fine Art. Chelsea earned her MA in art business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York, and her BA in art history and classical studies. Her interest in American paintings first began while working at an auction house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and has multiplied exponentially since joining the Questroyal team.