Louis Mathieu Verdilhan Watercolor Study Procession 11 Cm X 7.5 Cm Monogrammed Lvm Bottom Right flag

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"Louis Mathieu Verdilhan Watercolor Study Procession 11 Cm X 7.5 Cm Monogrammed Lvm Bottom Right"
Louis Mathieu Verdilhan Watercolor study Procession 11 Cm X 7.5 Cm Monogrammed Lvm Lower Right "The little donkey" Charcoal drawing signed lower left Dimensions: 30 x 20 cm (at sight) Louis Mathieu Verdilhan born in Saint-Gilles-du -Gard November 24, 1875 and died in Marseille December 15, 1928 is a French painter. His younger brother, André Alexandre Verdilhan, is also a painter but also a sculptor. Louis Mathieu Verdilhan's family settled in the Chartreux district of Marseille in 1877. Coming from a poor family, he began an apprenticeship with a house painter in 1890 but was introduced to drawing with the support of the artist. Marseille painter Eugène Giraud (Marseille 1848-1937). In 1895, he opened a workshop that he kept all his life at 12, rue Fort-Notre-Dame. In 1898, he went to Paris for the first time and worked with the decorator Adrien Karbowsky in charge of part of the ornamentation of the Salon du Bois of the Decorative Arts pavilion for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, then returned the following year. in Marseille. In 1902, he lost his left eye, which did not prevent him from painting. His artistic career began in 1902 in Marseille with an exhibition on rue Saint-Ferréol, then, in 1905, an exhibition at the Palais des Architectes on avenue du Prado. He also exhibited in Paris from 1906 at the Salon des Indépendants: Fields of Poppies (1906), Priest and Altar Boy (1910), Place de l'Horloge (1911), House with the Almond Tree (1913), La Jug with Flowers (1914). From 1908 he also participated in the Salon d'Automne. In 1909, he spent six months in Versailles where he produced numerous paintings. From 1910 to 1914, he occupied a studio at 12, quai de Rive Neuve, in warehouses where the painters Girieud and Lombard were already installed - premises which would later, from 1946 to 1993, be the studio of the painter François Diana. Mobilized in Toulon during the First World War, Louis Mathieu Verdilhan rubbed shoulders with Albert Marquet, under his influence, but also André Suarès and Antoine Bourdelle. After the war, he lived successively in Aix-en-Provence, Cassis and Toulon. On March 16, 1919, he married Hélène Casile, youngest daughter of the painter Alfred Casile. His notoriety increases and he exhibits as far as New York at the Kraushaar gallery. He paints a panel for the Marseilles Opera for the City of Marseilles: this canvas represents the July 14th celebration in Marseilles and was much criticized during the inauguration of the Opera1. Passionate about the Old Port, he made more than 130 performances between 1913 and 1920 [ref. necessary]. He died of laryngeal cancer on December 15, 1928. His widow remarried a polytechnic engineer, Gaston Vanneufville, and had a daughter: actress Geneviève Casile. Another biography on intert galerie D Pluska: The Verdhillan family left the Gard in 1877 to settle in Marseille, in the Chartreux. In 1890, he was apprenticed to a house painter. He begins to draw and paint. In 1895, he set up his studio at 12 rue Fort Notre Dame in Marseille. From 1898, he made frequent trips to Paris and worked for the decorator Karbowski. In 1900, he lost his left eye when his first exhibition at Braun began. There he will find his first client followed, the pharmacist Edmond-André Lieutier. From 1900, he exhibited regularly at the Salon des Indépendants and always had a studio in Paris. From 1900 to 1902, he painted around Versailles and admired Van Gogh, Monticelli, Manet, Carrière, Vélasquez, Cézanne, El Greco. On March 25, 1905, he exhibited in Marseille at the Petit Palais du Prado. There he meets Mr. Latil, a collector from Toulon, who will buy many paintings from him. At this time, he formed the “Poteau Group”: Louis-Mathieu accompanied by Mr. Tournière, Raoul Bataillard, Léonce Guerre, Abbé Cabasson, Léon Mouche, Ernest Rouvier, Eichacker, Louis Audibert, Berthet, Lombard. In 1916, Louis-Mathieu abandons deep blue and nabism. He begins to circle in black. Albert Marquet made several stays in Marseille where he had a workshop on the Quai de Rive-Neuve and Verdilhan met him. On March 6, 1919 he married Hélène Casile, daughter of the painter. He will then paint many more landscapes: Lascours, Roquevaire at M. le curé Cabasson, Toulon, Sanary, Cassis, Aix en Provence. Then the consecration. From October 22 to December 15, 1922, Verdilhan exhibited in Paris at “La Licorne”. He succeeds Rouault thanks to Bourdelle. In 1923, he exhibited in New York at the Kraushaar Gallery. In 1925, he decorated the pavilion of Provence at the exhibition of Decorative Arts. In 1926, Bourdelle had him obtain a decorative panel for the Opéra de Marseille. But Verdilhan is ill, both tuberculous and cancerous. He was taken in at La Pomme, near Marseille, at Dr. Simon's. He died on November 15, 1928. Painting his last canvases, he said to his wife: "I will put nothing more into it and there will be everything!" »
Price: 670 €
Artist: Louis Mathieu Verdilhan
Period: 20th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Excellent condition

Material: Water color
Width: 11 cm
Height: 7,5 cm

Reference: 1141094
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