"Thierry Bosquet. Gouache "le Grand Carrousel". 2001."Dimensions with frame 75 x 105 cm, gouache 48 x 69 cm. Light wooden frame, ecru paper mat.
Supplied with or without frame. Trace of folds in the upper left corner which does not interfere in any way.
Signed lower right. Titled on the back, the large Carrousel.
"Le grand Carrousel" produced for the baroque show which took place in Brussels in the courtyard of the Prince Albert barracks. (Music by Rameau, Equestrian ballets, waterfalls and songs, quadrilles and dromedaries).
Born in Brussels in 1937. Grandson of Corneille de Thoran, director of the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, and Emile Bosquet, pianist. He studies scenography at La Cambre. At the age of 21, he made his first decoration at La Monnaie (The barber of Seville), where he would exercise his talents for more than 20 years, both for the sets and the costumes, and as one of the privileged collaborators of Mauritius Béjart. At the same time, he creates sets and costumes in most theaters and operas in Belgium and abroad, including, among others: Lyban - Festival dé Baalbek; Italy - Palermo, Rome, the Scala of Milan; Germany - Operas of Munich, Cologne and Stuttgart; USA - San Francisco and New York; Canada - Toronto; France - Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Nantes; Russia - Saint Petersburg; Austria - Vienna and Innsbruck; Switzerland - Geneva and Zurich He made the costumes for the film “The King's Alley” by Nina Companèse, and the sets and costumes for the operas “Don Juan”, “Louise” and “La Veuve Joyeuse” at the San Opera Francisco, as well as various other productions for Belgian theaters. In addition to his nearly 200 sets and 6000 costumes, he has produced many murals and private decorations in Belgium, Italy, France and England, he has made numerous exhibitions of paintings and illustrated a book on disappeared Versailles. Following which he was asked to illustrate Life under Louis XIV in Le Grand Parc de Versailles. What earned him to be decorated with the Order of Artistic Merit by the Minister of Culture Mr Mitterand. His passion has always been the creation of models of imaginary interiors.