At the Roycroft Inn and in the Roycroft Copper Shop you can find paintings by Alexis J. Fournier.
Fournier was the " Roycroft Court Painter" for over forty years. His house and studio is a private home is East Aurora just behind the Roycroft Campus. He is often referred to as a Barbizon-style artist.
The Barbizon school (cirica 1830-1870) of painters is named after the village of Barbizon near Fontainebleau Forest, France. The Barbizon painters were part of a movement towards realism.
Image: Meibohm Fine Art
|Alexis Jean Fournier|
|7-3/8 x 11|
|Oil on Canvas Board|
|Signed lower right|
We invite you to come visit both places located on South Grove Street in East Aurora, NY. Docents at the Inn and Campus can tell you more about Alex Fournier paintings and murals.