20th Century Oil on Canvas Painting in Gilt Frame Signed R. Thibesart
Set inside a carved gilt frame, the large oil on canvas painting was created in 1936; the art work has a simple composition with a couple of blooming trees covered with snow flakes and with a lake in the background. The artist paint brush stroke method on the canvas, gives us an undeniable painterly, impressionistic feeling. The important peaceful painting is signed in the lower left corner by the artist, Raymond Thibesart. The impressionist style landscape is in excellent condition and has soft pastel colors in a blue and white palette. Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968) was born in Troyes and moved to Enghien outside of Paris where he studied under Venezuelan Impressionist Master, Emile Boggio. He entered the Ecole des Beaux Arts in 1894, followed by the Academie Julian in Paris where his teachers Jules Lefevre and Tony Robert introduced him to the Symbolist Movement which heavily influenced the early part of his career. At the turn of the century, Thibesart spent much time in Southern France and Italy with Boggio and martin. From this time on, he worked in the post-impressionist style. He often traveled to Italy, Switzerland and Corsica to record the landscape. He used pastels to sketch the light, the passage of the wind, the flowering trees, the mornings of white Frost and snow and the aura of these lands. Thibesart exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris where he was a Silver Medalist in 1922 at the Salon des Independants. He was a member of the Societe des Artistes Francais from 1897 and a member of the Salon des Independents. His work is found in public collections including the Salon des Artistes Francais, the Contemporary Art Gallery and different museums. Listed in the Benezit. Measures: 76.75″ W x 39.5″ H.
|Dimensions||76.75" W x 1.75" D x 39.5" H|