"André Raffin (1927-2005) - Village Of Provence"André RAFFIN (1927-2005)
View of Peillon from the window of his studio (1983)
Oil on canvas signed lower left
Located and dated on the back
Wooden rod frame
Format (canvas): 81 x 65 cm
Format (frame): 83 x 67 cm
Peillon is a perched village in Provence.
André Raffin received a craft training, he is self-taught in painting. He has began exhibiting at the age of twenty, at the Salon d'Automne de Paris, and in groups in Normandy, as well as in other Parisian trade shows, those of the Independents and of the Latin Lands. It has been selected for numerous awards, including the Young Painting in 1954, the Othon Friesz Prize in 1958, the Fénéon Prize in 1959.
Although working in several regions of France, particularly in the South of France, he has been translates the cities, the countryside, and especially the coast of Normandy. It is expressed in a greasy paste, tactile, sensual, more often expressionist, thick ...