"Raymond Besse (1899-1969) Neighborhood Montmartre"Oil painting on canvas Art Deco era signed lower right * Raymond Besse on a busy street in Paris in the Montmartre district, countersigned on the back by the artist and titled "rue Rustique - old Montmartre". Very good condition, dimensions: 69 cm X 60 cm / saw: 55 cm X 46 cm. * Biography Raymond BESSE - (1899-1969) he arrived in Paris in 1916 and took part in the neo-impressionist movement at the beginning of the 20th century, then participated for the first time in the Salon des Indépendants in 1923. He then took part in many other exhibitions, including the Salon d'Automne. He paints the streets of Paris and its northern suburbs, his paintings are true evidence of life in popular neighborhoods during the first half of the century. Raymond BESSE has also produced works on the themes of Normandy and the Loire Valley. It appears in the collections of the city of Paris with paintings representing places baptized at the time "The Zone" for the northern suburbs, Saint-Ouen, Montmartre and Clichy, canals and aspects of old Paris. It is referenced BENEZIT. -Historic: Rue Saint Rustique, parallel to Norvins Street, is one of the most picturesque of Montmartre. Narrow, chalky, spared by tourist traps, it gives a fairly accurate picture of what could be the old village disappeared.