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Eugene La Foret

 (1884 - 1955)
Eugene La Foret was active/lived in New York / France.  Eugene La Foret is known for rural scene, still life, miniature painting.

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Artist Bulletins for Eugene La Foret

32 archived bulletin(s) below.    (Note:  Bulletins are no longer updatable as of 2015.)

Eugene LaForet
Irene (04/06/2015)
Eugene LaForet was a family friend and had given us a painting that he did of a white dog on pink silk. My brother still has it. I have several of his oil paintings.

LaForet paintings
Sharon Gray (03/20/2015)
As I was researching my late grandfather's artwork, I came across this thread. There are at least three artists with the last name LaForet. One is Eugene LaForet -- I do not know much about him, but if you google his name you can see he mostly did landscapes. My grandparents, Henry and Harriet LaForet were artists in New York. They supported their family with their artwork through the Great Depression and beyond. The paintings that M. Murphy describes are almost certainly my grandfather Henry's. He painted flowers on silk, and my mom mentioned that he painted irises specifically. He also painted lilies, so Bob Meyer, yours are probably my grandfather's as well. Jayne, those are probably my grandfather's, although possibly my grandmother's. They painted kittens, dogs and horses.

La Foret painting
Terry (03/09/2014)
I have 2 la foret paintings they are flowers like purple Lillis. What's unique is the canvas it looks like alligator skin do what can you tell me about these pictures please and thanks

LaForet florals
Ginny C. (10/18/2013)
I have a collection of oil on silk florals, some dated C 1940. They were from a great aunt in the Boston area. Several are mirror images of the other. Signed lower right corner LaForet. I would like to know more about the artist.

Eugene LaForet
Anne Ellis (04/05/2013)
I have two small oils by laforet that we purchased in 1960 in NYC. Does anyone have any information on this artist?

Foret Paintings of White Lillies on silk-17X22 counting the frame
Bob Meyer (03/17/2013)
I have two matching painting, that look like they are on silk, of lillies, and in the lower right hand corner it says FORET. I do not know anything about them, but I do know they are oils. If anyone has any ideas feel free to send them my way as to the painter and the works themselves.

LA Foret
Jayne (09/11/2011)
I purchased 2 sweet little paintings on silk, and they are marked LA Foret in the bottom right hand corner. One is of a kitten with a large blue bow and the other is two colorful birds (parrots?) on silk. I would love to know if the Eugene LaForet who painted landscapes is the same artist of these, but I'm doubtful that this is the same artist. My subject matter is very simple, as if it were done for children's rooms, but it's still very delightful. Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for your insight.

LaForet painting
bonnie Paull (06/23/2010)
I just purchased either a print or a painting by LaForet of a scene that looks very mediterranean, may be Dubrovnik. Water on the right and a town rising up from the water with coral roofed buildings and mountains in the distance. A secion of a wall appears in the foreground. Would love to know more about this. If Beverly E, reads this and he is your uncle, please contact me. Bonnie

Laforet painting
katitu (06/17/2010)
I have a oil Laforet painting, is about 2'×3', have his name on the right bottom corner. The scene is a lake with blossom trees, with a girl and a women sitting on the grass between a small pond and a farther way lake. Could this painting be original?

Laforet painting
Debbie (06/03/2010)
There is a Laforet painting in my family. A man came to the door of the home of a relative in Louisville, KY in the l920's. He left the painting with them and said that he would come back later to collect money. The painting is still in the family (original owners son). It is a pastoral scene with sheep. We don't really know but assumed the artist was the main selling the painting door to door. It is an oil. The painting was appraised with a preliminary appraisal of $800 at a local art appraiser some years back but he suggested further research.

Laforet art work
Brian (03/15/2010)
I,recently came across a painting titled "Waterford Courthouse" with a Laforet signature in bottom right corner it's about 20"x15" can anyone tell me more about it?

Two Oil Paintings signed LAForet
Cynthia Scruggs (04/15/2009)
I have two oil paintings of beautiful flowers painted on a silk background. One flower is painted pink and off white the other flower is painted purple, green,and pink. They are both signed on the left corner LAForet with the "F" stretching across the other letters. These paintings have been in my family for years. I know for over 60 years. I would love to have some information on these paintings. Thank you, Cindy

Response to Laforet geese question
Roberta Heyn (04/02/2009)
Hi Nadia, I too have an 8 X 10 (incl 1/2" border) of the same painting. I thought that it was an original water color until the glass was cracked and I took it apart to replace the glass. On the bottom border (which was hidden when framed) is the copyright information: 1987 SCAFA-TORNABENE ART PUB. INC. WEST NYACK, N.Y. NO 206-9724 This information may something that you can use to foloow up on and get your question answered. In the far lowr right, in the border as well is (in small print) LITHO IN U.S.A. I have no idea now if these two are, in fact, Lithos or what. Anyone have any answers? I also hava a framed mate to this picture...both obviously just good prints, and the second one is of the same geese, only 12 in this scene with the same kind of quickly fading background. In this scene the little girl is not present, only an old wagon, filled with dolls and teddy bears and the geese appear to be surrounding it and guarding it. The artist signature is the same but in the lower left, whereas the other one is in the lower right of the scene, both spelled and printed identically

Need Help/ Laforet Painting
Danielle (01/11/2009)
My parents recently gave me my grandma's 2 oil paintings of what I believe are Ballarina's. The name is printed on bottom right hand side (Laforet). I loved them 2 pictures growing up and they saved it for me. I would love some more info on these oil paintings.I also think the paintings came from Italy since she was born their and came to the U.S as a Teenager. She use to also go back to Italy and visit. Please help me !!!!

jill johnson (06/18/2008)
We have two paintings of the Seine in France signed Herbelot at the bottom and a Eugene LaForet, artist, sticker on the back with the address: 694 Lexington Avenue, Ny,NY. Are they the same artist? Thanks, Jill

Need Help
Mike (04/19/2008)
We have a painting which appears to be an original. Like Larry the name appears in the lower left hand corner with a line under the name starting at the F and ending at the E. It is of a man and woman gazing across an old time French street. The period looks like it could be the 17th century. Is this an original or a fake.

larry (02/07/2008)
Hello I have two paintings,they are of a sail boat with people on them.the signature is signed laforet with the top of the f stretched right. And it is signed in the left corner. can anyone tell me about these?

laforet painting
sheila (01/18/2008)
I have a painting with a lady sight seeing at a flower stand with two other women. There is also a lady and a little girl on the sidewalk. There are buildings to the left of the lady and little girl. I trying to find out what artist painted this and if it's real or fake. the name Laforet is in the right hand corner all letters are capital with a line starting at the f and ending at the e.

LaForet painting
davis (01/12/2008)
I have a 10"x12" black silk painting of two parrots on a branch with a white flower. It is signed La Foret in bottom right corner, with the top of the "F" stretching across the rest of "Foret." The birds ore brightly painted in red, yellow, green and brown, all on a black silk background. Any help on the artist or painting is welcome.

information on Floret
Connie Strange (12/28/2007)
I recieved a painting for Christmas from my father who bought it from an antique dealer. The painting is a seaside village of Flotet's and on the back is an address of a New York Art Gallery. I had never heard of this artist and would like to know more.

Bettina (10/20/2007)
I have the same poster as Mathew whom posted a message on 10/09/2006. I am also curious for more info on the artist.

Janie Serabian (09/25/2007)
I have a large canvas oil painting with the name Laforet signed on the bottom left corner. it is a painting of some small village in france or italy it has many small houses and cottages along with water around it. can someone please tell me if they now wich LaForet this is?.

EUGENE La FORET paintings
Mark (07/06/2007)
I have three of Eugene LaForet's painting. All three are of the Manhattan skyline looking across the river. The 6" x 8" oil is entitled N.Y.C. Scene-"Back Alley". All are impressionistic small oils. I have one of his business cards as well with a w.49th Street apartment address. I'd be interested in learning more of his work

Nadia (04/29/2007)
I have a painting signed LAFORET bottom right hand corner.Painting is of a little girl holding a doll walking amongst 13 geese with the background of houses painted faintly. Would this be one of Eugene LaForet's?

LaForet painting?
Matthew (10/09/2006)
I have one of Eugene LaForet's paintings of an old house with white paint. The doors and window panes of the house are light blue. A table with two chairs are partially shown at the bottom-right of the painting. Flowers and potted plants surround the house in shades of pink. I'm not sure if I have the right artist. Even though the signature reads Laforet, I've yet to find a painting similar to this one. Does anyone have a similar painting?

Pair of original LaForet oils
Debra Hogrefe (09/30/2006)
I purchased 2 original Laforet oils 12 yrs ago(the artist's bio stated that he was born in Argentina in 1931 of French parenst . He moved to New York and in 1965 became a US citizen and took Laforet as his professional name.) Both are seascapes, one has 2 womedn seated at a table enjoying the view. Any insights would be appreciated....

LAFORET Paintings
Francine Moody (06/21/2006)
I have two paintings that go together. One of them is signed LAFORET in all capital letters in the bottom left corner. Can anyone provide any insight on the first name of the artist?

Possible LaForet
Marlene Bellock (06/19/2006)
I have a painting of a white cat with a pink ribbon painted on black silk or satin. It is signed LaForet. The lady whose aution I bought it at did travel to NY and I suspect she had this painting done of a cat for her. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks

Lorraine (03/23/2006)
I have a painting on a piece of silk of a German Shepard...signed LaForet...the F flairs across the entire last nameoer the last "T" any information pass my way.. Thanks Lorraine

David (01/15/2006)
I have a piece signed "LAForet". It is the head of an English Setter dog that appears to have been cut out, then mounted and framed. Any info on this would be appreciated.

Eugene LaForet.
judee soendker (10/27/2005)
I have recently acquired a painting signed by Eugene LaForte and also a signature that looks like Schranz. Can you tell me anything about this dual signature. The Painting is approx a 30x40 and a beautiful landscape.

Eugene LaForet
Beverley J. Echard (09/09/2004)
Eugene LaForet was my great uncle and his first wife,Flossie LaForet, was my mother's aunt. I am interested in anyone who has his paintings.

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