"Nude lying in the sun"
Signed lower right
Expositon Pierre Deval in La Seyne sur Mer (Var) from February to March 1988 under the number 42
Provenance: "Antiquities finds" at Toulon
Born in Lyon in a silky family, cousin and godson Claude Farrère, it reveals very early for painting and drawing.
In 1921, he takes classes at the Grande Chaumiere in Paris. With his friends: René Clair, Eluard, Breton, Aragon ... he participated in Dada events and hosts the first exhibition of Max Ernst.
Later, in Algiers, he met Albert Marquet. In its wake, on his return to France, he attended including Manguin, Camoin, Jean Puy, Friez and Matisse.
In 1925, the artist moved to Orvès in the Toulon suburbs. The field of Orvès which he is the owner bring him great inspiration source. This multi-talented artist is expressed in all genres and in all techniques. He produced many portraits in pastel Var. It is through talent are pastellist he excels in his art and happens to recreate the beauty of the naked female body in the light of the French Riviera. Our Pastel is a perfect example.
He exhibits regularly in galleries and autumn shows.
Dimensions: 50.5 x 35.5 cm to 56.5 x 71.5 and view cm with its setting