sailor’s Wife, woman of sorrow
René de Pauw
1887 – 1946
Oil on panel 110 X 100 cm, mounted in a flocked frame with golden patina 125 X 114 cm, signed and located Heist (for Heist-sur- sea, near Knokke), countersigned and located again on the back which also bears a label overprinted with a stamp from the Spring Show of the City of Liège of 1943 giving us the title, the date, the address of the author and even… his price at the time! René de Pauw was born in Pittem in Belgium and trained at the Academy of Bruges. His first works are part of a luminous post-impressionism which later gave way to a darker realism, sculpting his figures in a reduced palette and a perfectly composed hieraticism of which the frescoes at Bruges station and our painting are a perfect example. . This beautiful young woman who has just breastfed her baby who fell asleep after the feed is sadly thinking of her husband who is at sea… The superb triangle composition closing on the rustic Still Life made up of the coffee maker and the earthenware bowl , the shades of bistres and browns, the light, both direct and reflected (the baby’s skin !!) and its format make it a museum piece. Do not hesitate to ask us for photos or additional information by email or phone.
Paris under the snow in 1908
P. Bonis-Charancle Oil on re-used cardboard 70 X 42 cm, mounted in a molded oak frame 78 X 50 cm. Signed, located and dated 08 for 1908. Even if
Renée Hanin Oil on thin cardboard 75.5 X 47 cm, held by cardboard in a modern black frame with Africanist motifs 79 X 50 cm. Circa 1930.
Little girl with a doll
Alexandre Louis Martin 1887 – 1954 Oil on canvas 48 X 37 cm, mounted in a gilded copper frame 58 X 46 cm (small accident). Circa 1920. The
Ermanno Besozzi 1912 – 1986 Oil on canvas 70 X 80 cm. Born in Sesto Calende in Lombardy, he worked a lot in the nearby city of Milan, but
Blanche Odin 1865 – 1957 Watercolor, diameter 26 cm, mounted in its original gilded frame, a little broken, diameter 31 cm. If Redouté was
Trawlers in the harbor
Gisèle Ferrandier 1909 – 1990 Oil on canvas recto-verso 65 X 81 cm, mounted in an inverted brown and gold frame 80 X 95 cm a little rugged.
Blanche Odin 1865 – 1957 Watercolor, diameter 26 cm, mounted in its original gilded frame, diameter 31 cm. If Redouté was the greatest
The handsome guy
Jacques Burel 1922 – 2000 Oil on canvas 55 X 38 cm, signed and dated 8 51 (for August 1951), mounted in a flocked frame of the time 70 X 54
Scenography for the Casa de Bernarda Alba
Victorina Duran Cebrian 1899 – 1993 Thirteen paintings for the scenography of “La Casa de Bernarda Alba” by Federico Garcia
Young Berber with tajine
René Martin 1891 – 1977 Pastel 65 X 50 cm, mounted in a “package” by spinners in its molded and patinated wooden frame 72 X 57 cm. The