Very beautiful oil on wood. Handsigned and dated on the back. 9.4 "x 7.5" in. She studied at the Henriette bosché workshop in 1931.
She then joined the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels in 1931. She studied painting with anto card from 1935 to 1937. Laureate of the annual painting contest of the academy brussels fine arts in 1937. She studied with isidore opsomer at the institute of painting of Antwerp.She is a prize-winner at Rome, where she stays in Rome in 1941. She exhibits at the unicorn gallery in Brussels in 1942. Personal exhibition at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels in 1948. She exhibits at the breughel gallery in Brussels in 1952 and 1955.
She traveled extensively to europe, africa, new york, washington and south america. Maud gerard was a long lived british born artist who was heavily influenced by the French impressionists, so much so that she went to live and study in belgium where she was then to spend the vast majority of her life.
From the studio of the artist, these are beautifully handled and highly collectable. In 1931 gerard was en enrole in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of brussels where he was to study under henritte bosche (later being invited to work at that painters studio). A trip during the year 1936 to Paris, the water lillies series being a particular favorite. Often very delictaely colored, her work is a fascinating combination of impressionism, post-impressionism and occasion cubism. After a short spell under the instruction on anto card (1935-37), his breakthrough came in 1937 when she won the annual painting competition of the academy of fine arts in brussels.
Later, by invitation, gerard was to study with isidore opsomer at the institute of antwerp. Her legacy was cemented as early as 1948, when she was invited to a solo exhibition of her work at the beaux arts of brussels to much acclaim. Figurative Lalternative or the young painting.
At the end of the second world war, the 1950s in France are characterized by the expression of existential interrogations, reflections of langoisse and the uncertainties of a humanity which discovers the extent of the Nazi horror, then the disillusions of the cold war. This period reveals a new generation of painters matured early by the sufferings and privations of the dark years. They propose a vision of the world where the man, and not the idea, occupies a central place. Half a century has passed. The time has come to pay tribute to these artists, to these collectors, public and private, who have had to defend a figurative alternative to conquering abstraction.Françoise adnet, paul aïzpiri, jean-pierre alaux, bardone guy, richard bellias, andré brasilier, bernard buffet, jacques busse, jean-marie calmettes, jean chevolleau, paul collomb, jean commère, jeans cortot, daniel dalmbert, michel de gallard, rené genis, raymond warrior, vincent guignebert, paul guiramand, camille hilaire, jean jansem, jacques lagrange, lorjou bernard, jean marzelle, andré minaux, marcel mouly, michel patrix, pierre-henry, jean pollet, raoul pradier, daniel ravel, paul rebeyrolle, claude schurr, michel thompson, maurice verdier, claude weisbuch, new school of paris. The item "maud gerard (1915-2013) oil on wood / Belgian school / 1950 / fauviste fauvist" is on sale since Friday, February 7, 2014.
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