"Jacques Van Den Bussche, The Tartanes, Facing The Port Of Saint-tropez."Jacques Van Den Bussche, the Tartanes, facing the port of Saint-Tropez. Oil on panel signed lower right, titled and countersigned on the back. Dimensions: Frame Length 132.5cm Height 72cm - Frame Length 120cm Height 60cm. Jacques Van Den Bussche born in Marseille in 1925, student and laureate of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Marseille in 1943; from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1945, his first solo exhibitions took place in Casablanca in 1952 and 1954. He began to appear in 1953 at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture, the Prix Fénéon, the Prix Friesz, and in 1960 at the Salon d'Automne. He becomes very quickly an essential marine painter, he knows perfectly how to play with ambient light and reflections. Largely influenced by the Impressionists, he will make light the essential element of his painting.