Portrait of a young boy

René Marie Castaing

1896-1943

Pastel 40 X 31 cm on bistre paper, signed and dated 1941 in a 66 X 57 cm carved wood original frame rechampi a slightly deformed.
The great artist René-Marie Castaing, First Grand Prix of Rome 1924 excelled particularly in works on paper: charcoals, pastels or gouaches. If I have never met him for obvious reasons of dates, his native house was right in front of the Galerie de Pau! With a sensitivity that allowed him to feel the soul of his models, he gives us here an adorable portrait of a little boy.  See also two studies of frescoes for the Church of Bizanos.

image
Related projects
Lady in the garden

Alexandre François Bonnardel 1867 – 1942 Oil on canvas 27 X 41 cm, mounted in a gilded frame (which reframes by hiding a good part of the

Lire la suite

Max Jacob in an armchair

Pablo Picasso MAX JACOB IN THE ARMCHAIR 1916 1881 – 1973 Facsimile print on very thin and fragile paper 37.5 X 27.5 cm, in two tones,

Lire la suite

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

Lire la suite


The remparts of Mazagan

Adrien Henri Gillot Oil on canvas board 22 X 27 cm, signed, located and dated 1926, mounted in a gilt Regency style frame 38 X 43 cm. Painter and

Lire la suite

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

Lire la suite

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

Lire la suite


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

Lire la suite

A Touareg

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.

Lire la suite

Abstraction 1958

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

Lire la suite


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

Lire la suite

Galerie Lhoste