1921 – 2004
Pencil drawing and stump 64 X 48 cm mounted by a black Marie-Louise in an Art-Deco frame in blond bramble 81 X 64 cm, monogrammed, studio stamp on the back .
Although a Major of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and holder of the Second Grand Prix de Rome, Paul Mantes had a long career as an Architect, practicing painting and drawing as a secret garden. If he pursued an activity of “surrealist painter”, his oldest works are more of a seductive, antiquating Art-Deco, close to that of artists like Poughéon, Dupas, Billotey or Tamara de Lempicka, of great mastery of both drawing and composition.
Our drawing, combining an armored knight on a prancing horse behind an angel blowing a trumpet is a perfect example.
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Thunderstorm over the Arcachon Basin
Louis Alexandre Cabié 1853 – 1939 Oil on panel 43.5 X 90 cm, mounted in a sumptuous molded and gilded frame approximately 56 X 112 cm.
A garden corner
Joseph Cloix Circa 1900/1905 Oil on canvas (from Maison Chabod 20 rue Jacob in Paris) 81 X 45, mounted in a posterior flocked baguette 91 X 55
Morrocans at the oasis
Felix Bellenot 1892 – 1963 Circa 1940 Oil on canvas 46 X 55 cm, mounted in a patinated Parnassian frame 61 X 69 cm a little rubbed. An
Portrait of Rwandan
J. Willems Belgian school circa 1930. Oil on canvas mounted on panel 61 X 50 cm, mounted in a beautiful exotic wood frame adorned with silver
French school 19th “Landscape at the factory” French school circa 1820/30, oil on canvas 24.5 X 33 cm, mounted by a Marie-Louise in a
Paul Mantes 1921 – 2004 Pencil drawing and stump 64 X 48 cm mounted by a black Marie-Louise in an Art-Deco frame in blond bramble 81 X 64
Paul Mantes 1921 – 2004 Pencil drawing 64 X 48 cm mounted by a black Marie-Louise in an Art-Deco frame in Macassar ebony 92 X 72 cm, signed
Achille Fouquier 1817 – 1895 Pencil drawing heightened with watercolor 11 X 18 cm approximately, signed with the monogram and dated May 27,
Elie Clavel 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
Portrait of a girl
Paul de Pauw 1910 – 1961 Pastel monogrammed lower left 31 X 23 cm, mounted in a cream, black and gold rugged frame of the time 44 X 36 cm