Artist Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)

Artist Gustave Caillebotte was born in 1848 in Paris, France. He obtained his law degree in 1868 then became an engineer before debuting his art in 1876 with 8 of his works, including “The Floor Scrapers“. “The Floor Scrapers” hangs in the Muse’e d’ Orsay along with 39 other of his oil paintings, mostly considered neo-impressionist and realistic in style.

One of the most famous paintings by Mr. Caillebotte is his 1877 “Oarsman with Tophat” although his “Man on a Balcony, Boulevard Haussman” (painted in 1880) sold for $14.3 million dollars in 2000!

Koi in Lily Pad Heaven (shown above) can be purchased by locating its image under the Modern and Abstract drop down menu in our Shop Our Art section, clicking on the Koi in Lily Pad Heaven image then following the prompts.