The ocean behind the dune
Oil on panel 50 X 86 cm, mounted in a beautiful carved oak frame 61 X 97 cm.
If it is no necessary to present Jean-Roger Sourgen, this was not always the case : I remember an extraordinary large format pastel for which it took me several months to make clear to my clients that it was very good and that they had to give me 1200 francs !
It was yesterday, it seems to me…
Emblematic painter of the Landes, he described them with love and poetry all his life, a work interspersed with forays into the neighboring Basque Country and a trip to Morocco, but these subjects remain anecdotal in the midst of a Landes mink constantly renewed and whose best works of the first period can compete with those of the Nabis painters.
The painter poet of the Landes whose motto on the pediment of his house in Hossegor was “Dreaming, painting and hunting” gives us here an emblematic picture of this region, built around parallels: sky, dune, path, heather and broom for horizontal, slender pines for vertical, showing a little bit of the ocean in the background.
Specialists of the Artist, we are constantly looking for his works.
Do not hesitate to ask us for photos or additional information by email or phone. In partnership with Galerie Lafouresse, we are specialists in paintings on the Basque Country, the Landes and the Arcachon Bassin.
Flowers with insects
French school circa 1820 Watercolor on vellum 39 X 51 cm stretched by the edges on a thick cardboard 45 X 55 cm mounted nailed in a restoration
Stil llife with eggplants
Rodolphe Theophile Bosshard 1889 – 1960 Oil on paper 30 X 40 cm mounted on panel, signed and dated 37 at the top right corner, mounted in a
Sunset on the Cape
Felk (Jean Lafon) 1886 – 1973 Oil on canvas 54 X 65 cm mounted in a very beautiful Parnassian frame of the period 71 X 82 cm. More familiar
Prayer in front of the village
Raymond Dierickx 1904-1978 Gouache 49 X 60 cm mounted under neutral pH mat 60 X 80 cm. Capped in Joan of Arc, a man is damaged in prayer in front
Still life to the old books
French school of the XIXth century Oil on canvas 81 X 100 cm, monogrammed AR and dated 1893. Despite poor restorations, particularly on the edges
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,