"Cavalier Arabe De Dos - E Doigneau 1865/1954"The line is simple, the tones are hot and would be dull without the luster of the white bathrobe and red tarar, the saddlecloth Maghreb riders and Guedda saddle (rear side post of the saddle, wooden) . The calipers (er rkab) are shod courts, and the horse is harnessed to an Arab jaws, blinkers and tassels hanging from the saddle. And we imagine the painter who sketched rider and horse in the last moments before the start of the fantasia, this wild ride that rushes to stop online net and shoot in the air (the last stand) before n ' break out ululating women. Unsigned, this watercolor is part of a book of watercolors attributed to Edouard Doigneau dispersed. The Artist: This is a middle-class family of Nemours, Edouard Doigneau born in September 1865. Polytechnique promotion 1885 he resigned in 1900. He is passionate about drawing and painting, he decides it devote entirely. He thus enters the Académie Julian where he enjoys teaching Jules Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury before opening his own studio at 67 Avenue of Berthier in Paris. But Edward Doigneau is not a shop painter. He finds his inspiration by walking, easel back, the Breton moors, the forest of Fontainebleau, the Camargue trails. Watercolorist, it looks beautiful lights, warm colors, and that's what brings in the Maghreb in 1904. He returned there several times in 1929 and 1934. He brought the notebooks in which he sketches, draws, paints watercolor from life, picturesque scenes. He makes his own books using colored paper. The Great War made him take the uniform, it pisses the harsh reality in his famous notebooks. He died in 1954 at the age of 89.