Le Bal masqué. Jules Frederic Ballavoine (French, 1855-1901). Oil on canvas.
Ballavoine is considered a still-life, genre and landscape painter from the French school. He received his formal art training at the L'Ecole de Beaux-Arts under historical painter Isidore Alexandre Augustin Pils. Ballavoine debuted at the Salon of 1877 and exhibited there until 1897.