Jean André Rixens was a historical and portrait painter, born in Saint-Gaudens in 1846.
In 1876 he made his debut at the Salon and went on to win a Third Class medal, a Second Class medal and, in 1889, a Gold Class medal at the Exposition Universelle.
By 1900, Rixens had become a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur and a Member of the National Fine Art Society. He died in 1924.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.