"Anne Faure (born In 1878) Pair Of Portraits In Pastel, 1946"Anne Faure (born in 1878)
Portraits of two socialites, 1946
Apairof Pastels on paper
Respectively 40 x 31 cm, signed lower right, frame 60 x 51 cm, for the man (the husband?) 40 x 31 cm, signed lower left, frame 57 x 49 cm, for the woman (his wife?)
According to Bénézit (Volume 5 p 324), Anne Faure was born Anne Fuarez, May 21, 1878 and she exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1921 to 1956. She is best known for her 1940s pastel portraits. Most of them are socialites, including the portrait of Anne de Ruillé in Amazon costume, sold by Christie's in 2004.