"Leopold Reigner (1897-1981) "old Nantes, Circa 1930" Niort, Colombia, Venezuela, Cubism."Very beautiful oil / canvas by Léopold Reigner representing the old Nantes circa 1930, signed in bad on the right, titled on the back "Vieux Nantes, bought by the painter in 1935". Out of frame format 54x73cm. Superb post-cubist composition representing houses in old Nantes. The artist plays with the geometrical side of the houses, which accentuates the Cubist side that the artiuste appreciates at this period, and the choice of the palette in earth tones of Siena, ocher, gray and a great subtlety. Léopold Reigner was born in Niort, very early influenced by Cubism, he painted views of villages or towns (Nantes, Chartres, Niort, Corsica etc ...), then he went to Colombia and Venezuela from 1938 to 1958 Where he will obviously continue to paint, rather nudes, animated scenes of villages etc ... Then he returns to France, there his painting turns more and more towards a very personal cubism, he paints still lifes, compositions At the limit of abstraction, often of large formats with which it obtains a great success. Besides, today these canvases are sold the most expensive, up to more than 3000 € sometimes. His works are quite uncommon in sales. Canvas in perfect condition, freed in a beautiful old patina. Authentic garantue.