Pastel on paper 61 X 50 cm signed and dated 1928, mounted in a period frame with green and gold inverted slope 78 X 61 cm. A poem and an indication on the back of the framing card kept during the museum restoration.
This delicate illustrator from Montech near Montauban, along with Edmond Dulac or Arthur Rackam, is part of this generation who delivered superb drawings for fairy-tale and symbolist literature, both French and international. If his regional roots did not allow him to achieve the notoriety he deserved, the works that we discover here and there give us an idea of his immense talent.
Here, a centaur crosses a river ford in the early morning in a landscape surrounded by mountains. This rare subject is further magnified by the back view of the mythological creature.
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Art Nouveau portrait 1919
Alice Guinepied 1880 – 1949 “Young woman with headband” oil on canvas 50 X 61 cm, signed and dated 1919, mounted in a period
The roofs of Fontarabia
François Maurice Roganeau 1883 – 1973 Oil on panel 42 X 47 cm mounted in a dark oak frame 51 X 57 cm. The Bordeaux artist was awarded the
The marsch at the Cap Ferret
René Beauclair, Ludovic Popineau dit 1877 – 1960 Oil on panel 32.5 X 41 cm, freshly cleaned and varnished, presented in a gilded frame 46.5
Self portrait in the workshop/Nativity in the circus
Raymond Dierickx 1904 – 1978 double-sided mixed technique on paper 95 X 100 cm presented under neutral pH mat 100 X 120 cm. A man in a
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.
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
Putto playing harp
Pierre Victor Galland 1822 – 1892 Drawing 23 X 29 cm in red chalk heightened with pastel, slightly squared in white stone, named in a
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.