"Seven Pears - Gabriel Fournier (1893-1963)"An oil on canvas measuring 46x33 cm (without the frame) representing a still life Cézanienne with 7 pears by Gabriel Fournier (1893-1963) circa 1918
Born in Grenoble, Gabriel Fournier makes the School of Arts in Grenoble, Beaux Arts in Lyon and finally goes to Paris to enter the School of Decorative Arts. He rubs Montmartre, artists such as Modigliani, Kisling, Soutine, Cendrars, Satie, Max Jacob, Picasso and many others ... He collaborates with Raoul Dufy, exposes with Henri Matisse ... This expert figurative art, first neo cubist then often compared to Pierre Bonnard, left a fruitful work. From landscapes in still lifes, through portraits and nude of his unique model "Mado", his tender and devoted wife, who will remain until the end "the support of his courage and the guarantee of his indefectible dignity". Artist represented in the collections of the museums of France.