1951 Painting, 'French Riviera,' Yvonne Bey


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1951 Painting, 'French Riviera,' Yvonne Bey

1951 Painting, 'French Riveria,' Yvonne Bey. This charming, naive painting is full of sunshine, from the cyan sky to the splash of absinthe green palm trees. Two ladies, one with a squadge of red hair, sit sun-shaded, perhaps savouring a Pastis, while others stroll hand in hand along the buttered sweetcorn coloured terrace. Original Frame, ready to hang, supplied free of charge with this item.

Frame: Width X Height
CM: 51 x 61
Inches: 20 x 24
CM: 35 x 46
Inches: 14 x 18
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Provenance: French School, signed and dated verso.
Date; 1951
Condition; Painting, Very Good. Frame rubbed, chipped and pleasantly shagged, commensurate with age.

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BARNSTAR is run by Mark Greenwood and Kitty Hope, who source beautiful mid-century paintings from around the world, they are happy to take on sourcing commissions.

Mark began trading in the antiques and salvage world in 1985 with three London strores selling furniture, decorative and architectural antiques.  Mark was head hunted by Chesney's to buy and sell 18th and 19th century chimneypieces, including opening the Chesney's Atlanta showroom in the ADAC Centre.

Trained in graphic design and illustration, Kitty worked for publisher Macmillan, as a senior designer and is responsible for the design of the classic children's book 'The Gruffalo'.  Kitty has worked for many years as a vintage and food stylist, she has a keen eye for stylish mid-century decorative pieces.  She has written and styled 5 books including the best selling Sweets Made Simple, the companion book to the couple's BBC TV show of the same name.

The couple argue incessantly through Kitty is wise enough to know that one should let your man think he wears the trousers.

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