A spanish pub

Bernard de Sommyèvre

20ème siècle

Oil on panel 54 X 65 cm, mounted in a frame of the time 67 X 73 cm a little cussonne.

Ah! The charm of the old Spanish bistros …
Bertrand de Sommyèvre, member of the Salon d’Automne and the Tuileries, had to stay in the South Basque Country because many of his paintings include such typical subjects, with the man of the couple who wears the headscarf just like his girlfriend with earrings, for others, it’s the Basque beret and we even have a picador in the background with his characteristic hat.
The boss is serving in a big glass on a fabulous formica yellow nowadays terribly “vintage” !All this treated in a post-cubist style very well composed, circa 1955/60.
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