The yellow pierrot signed lower right. Format: 35 x 24 cm. Other works of this artist available.
For any information contact us tel. 06 81 01 49 19. This work is visible at the galerie montfort 64-66 passage jouffroy, 75009 paris.Claude Verlinde was born on June 24, 1927 in Paris 20th of Flemish descent by his father. Very early on, the public school drawing teacher informed his parents of his pupil's arrangements for pictorial art. He will engage them to enroll their son in a drawing school. His entry to the school of applied arts in industry was interrupted by German occupation because the family sexilera to saint-andré s / orne in normandie. He will become an apprentice-sculptor in a workshop creating religious motifs, and will be a companion of the director of the school of fine arts of Caen, Monsieur Douin (sculptor) for the restoration of the church Saint-Pierre de Caen.
Monsieur douin, himself, drew the plans of the German defenses forming the Atlantic wall and sent them to London. He was shot on June 6, 1944, the day of the landing. Sheltered in the iron mines during the landing battles, Claude Verlinde will make numerous drawings on underground life in the mine and portraits of his few refugees. The family home was destroyed and few of these documents could be recovered. Returned to Paris after a time of uncertainty, a time military occupation in Germany, he will integrate the gallery of antiquities and sovereign workshop at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.He will also attend the anatomical drawing sessions of the large cottage. The turning point of his pictorial adventure will be the day he refuses an unexpected situation as a draftsman, director of public building sites in an important society, to paint freely. The item "claude verlinde (1927) oil on canvas and wood, the yellow pierrot, 1963" is on sale since Wednesday, August 24, 2016. It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the twentieth, contemporary \ paintings". The seller is "jcjc8" and is located in / in paris. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.