"Notre Dame - Maurice Asselin (1882-1947)"An oil on canvas measuring 73X60 cm (without the frame) representing Notre Dame de Paris, circa 1935. This painting was exhibited at the Schmit Gallery, 396 rue du Faubourg St Honoré in Paris in 1970.
Maurice Asselin born June 24, 1882 in Orleans and died September 27, 1947 in Neuilly-sur-Seine is a French painter and engraver attached to the School of Paris. Maurice Asselin is best known for his still lifes and his nudes. Another recurring theme in her work is motherhood, which has reached rare levels of delicacy. He also devoted himself to the watercolor and landscape painting of his beloved Brittany. He lived from 1911 to 39, rue Lamarck, from 1916 to 121, rue de Caulaincourt in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, then from 1925 to 45, rue du Bois-de-Boulogne in Neuilly-sur-Seine . Public collections: Algeria, Algiers, National Museum of Fine Arts Belgium, Ghent, Museum of Fine Arts. Denmark, Copenhagen, Copenhagen Museum. United States, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts. Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. New York: Brooklyn Museum. Museum of Modern Art France, Aix-les-Bains, Faure Museum: Nude model chair. Albi, Toulouse-Lautrec Museum: Portrait of Édouard Branly, 1936. Bagnols-sur-Cèze, Albert-André Museum: The Rue de Tournon in Paris. Brest, Museum of Fine Arts: The rest of the model. Cambrai, museum of Cambrai: The Coffee in the garden. Grenoble, museum of Grenoble: Portrait of Jean Pellerin in Keriolet. Guéret, Museum of Senatorerie: Young woman at the piano, 1927. Lyon, Museum of Fine Arts. Nanterre, The contemporary: Mobilization. Nantes, Museum of Fine Arts: Maternity, 1923, oil on canvas. Orleans, Museum of Fine Arts: Nude lying down. Paris: National Library of France: Portraits of Maurice Farina, drawings, Maurice Farina fonds. Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Basin Concarneau. Museum of Modern Art of the city of Paris: Glénans, circa 1932-1935, watercolor drawing. National Museum of Modern Art: The Coffee in the Garden, 1922; The Arc de Triomphe at Place du Carrousel, 1938. Péronne, Alfred-Danicourt Museum. Pont-Aven, Pont-Aven museum: Self-portrait; The pier of Brigneau. Rennes, Museum of Fine Arts: View of Raguenès. Saint-Brieuc, town hall: Curnonsky in Brittany, deposit of the National Fund of contemporary art. Versailles, Lambinet Museum: Boats at the port, watercolor. Unknown location: Curnonsky at the table of Mélanie Rouat, 1927, oil on canvas, formerly in Paris at the Musée du Luxembourg. United Kingdom: Cambridge, Cambridge University, Fitzwilliam Museum: Boats. Cheltenham, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum: Two girls reading, oil on canvas. Leeds, Leeds Museum. London, British Museum. Manchester: Whitworth Art Gallery. Wakefield, The Hepworth Wakefield: Anemones, oil on canvas. Russia, Moscow, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Switzerland, Geneva, Petit Palais: The Péniches, 1913, oil on canvas. Young woman stripping, around 1927,