"Marc Aldine (1870-1955) View Of Venice Impressionist"
Art Deco painting oil painting on canvas signed lower right Marc Aldine - pseudonym of Eloi Noel Bouvard (1870 - 1956). Beautiful post-impressionist composition depicting a view of Venice where Aldine achieves a fusion between the academic finish and the freedom of an impressionist, it is with virtuosity that he reveals to us with his instinctive understanding of the light so characteristic of the city of Dosges, as usual he excels at capturing contrasts of light and punctuating the southern colors of which he has perfect mastery, he shows us his architectural talent, his mastery in transcribing the romantic side and the serenity of the Grand Canal as well as the distant charm of Santa Maria Della Salute. Marc Aldine's works are painted in an intimate style, succeeding in capturing all the charm of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, whose paintings have made it famous (Grosses cotes in evolution, see Akoun reference). Good general condition, original frame in patinated carved wood. Dimensions: 62 cm X 54 cm succeeding in capturing all the charm of one of the most beautiful cities in the world whose paintings have made its reputation. (Large evolving dimensions, see Akoun reference). Good general condition, original frame in patinated carved wood. Dimensions: 62 cm X 54 cm Biography of Marc Aldine (1870-1955) According to the indications provided by Delphine Bouvard, great-granddaughter of the artist, Antoine Bouvard was actually called Eloi-Noël Beraud, although he chooses to paint under the pseudonyms “Bouvard” and “Marc Aldine”. Born in Saint Jean-de-Bournay in Isère, Antoine Bouvard received training as an architect at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the studio of Constant-Dufeus. He became Director of Architectural Services for the Seine and was appointed responsible for the construction of the Stock Exchange (Palais Brongniart) as well as Boulevard Morland. Bouvard visits Venice at the beginning of the 20th century and immediately falls in love with its unique light and spectacle which seduced so many artists. He returned there very frequently throughout his life and specialized in the views of the Serenissima, which made him famous. He exhibits throughout France and Italy, as well as in many galleries in Europe. His popularity is still intact today and places him among the most recognized and respected painters of Venetian subjects. Bouvard's paintings reveal the influence of the artist Félix Ziem, whom he met during one of his many trips to Venice, and show his instinctive understanding of light, so characteristic of the city. His paintings describe the romantic and serene side of the latter, and it is this sensitive image of the city of Dosges that makes the artist famous. Not only does he know how to transcribe the activity and charm of the Grand Canal and Santa Maria Della Salute, but he also knows how to capture the atmosphere and the serenity of the waves. for the light effects specific to Venice.