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1930's, French Still Life, 'Pears,' Joseph Bontet
About the artist
Joseph Bontet is a painter from the southwest of France, active from the 1930s.
He distinguished himself in the views of the Quercy region, and his hometown Montauban. We also owe him a number of still lifes, whose colors and sense of composition show a beautiful technique.
A contemplative universe takes shape around these favorite subjects, and whose influence of painters from the Montauban school (Marcel Lenoir, Lucien Cadène…) reveals an intimate and luminous world, shaped by a remarkable desire to paint. Declaration of love to his native region, all the more endearing as the working conditions are modest and confidential.
New frame, ready to hang
Frame: Width X Height
CM:46 x 38.5
Inches: 17 3/4 x 14 3/4
CM; 32 x 24.5
Inches: 12 3/4 x 9 3/4
Medium: Oil on canvas
Provenance: Artist's Studio sale