Louis Fortuney Market in Provence
Louis Fortuney (1875-1951)
Market in Provence Large Pastel.
Signed and dated 1912.
80cm x 60cm (31.5" x 23.6")
(There is a glass cover to protect the Pastel. We will ship without this glass. This is easy to place a new one)
Student at Beaux Arts school in Toulouse, Fortuney, illustrator of daily life was initiated by Toulouse Lautrec, Gervex, Sisley and Renoir.
He is a figurative painter Pastellist near the Expressionism and Fauvism.
Anarchist, he refuses official salons and contracts with art dealers. His paintings are scattered without ever having been presented in public.
"Guide Fortuney", "fondation Fortuney"