"River In Winter"like a primitive Flemishpainting in the foreground a tree rooted on the bank and which leans dangerously, the branches still covered with snow which has just fallen, a bird faces it on the opposite bank, others fly over a deep green Loire.
Born on November 28, 1928 in Belgrade in Yugoslavia, of Serbian father and French mother, Albert Drachkovitch Thomas made his first exhibition in Nevers in the Nièvre where he lived since 1954. He made his debut in Paris at the old Duncan Gallery. Followed by the Berheim and Charpentier galleries. He won the Critics' Prize in 1961. He followed his name with that of Thomas, in homage to his maternal grandmother.
Drachkovitch refers to Bruegel and to Gaspar David Friedrich.
Oil on translucent paper on canvas, dated 1954, frame: 61X44 cm.