Oil on panel in its golden frame. 17 x 11.5 cm (dimensions without frame). Signed, signed and dated 1885 at the top right. Born in 1864 in Paris. Died May 13, 1931 in Paris, by suicide as a result of an illness.Painter of genre, portraits, figures, draftsman, watercolourist, illustrator. He was the nephew of the black victor journalist, killed in 1870 by Prince Pierre Bonaparte, cousin of the Emperor. Ernest Noir was a student of castellani, a military painter, of yvon, then of hebert. He lived and worked in Paris, as well as in the family home of bois-le-roi from 1903. His first works were signed ernest noir then, from 1912, robert noir.
He befriended the painter Etienne de Martenne and louis de monard whom he helped to direct towards sculpture. He exhibited, in Paris, the show of French artists in 1884 with a first shipment (interior) and regularly from 1886 to 1908.
From 1912, until 1920, he exhibited at the show of comedians. He also appeared in Paris in 1913 at the Salon of the National Society of Fine Arts. In 1903 he obtained an honorable mention at the Salon des artistes français.
He showed his works in a single special exhibition, in 1918, at the gallery Devambez (Paris). Painter of figures, he excelled in translating vividly Parisian types: neighborhood children, young girls, vagrants, beggars, poor, prostitutes or sometimes fishermen and Dutch peasants reported from his stays in the Netherlands. The item "ernest robert noir (1864-1931) girl, 1885 symbolist" is on sale since Friday, December 14, 2018. It is in the category "art, antiques \ art of the nineteenth and before \ paintings, enamels".
The seller is "galeriedrylewicz" and is located in / in paris. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.