Mid Century Oil on Canvas Still Life by renowned Philippe Marie Renė Picard
Original Oil on Canvas by renowned French artist Philippe Marie Renė Picard (1915-1977)
“Still Life with Fruit and Flowers” and signed Ph. M. Picard we believe this to be from 1954.
Utterly stunning painting and clearly a renowned artist, the style and ability is clearly evident, colours are truly captivating and the subject really jumps out of the canvas
Representing the mid Century style, this painting would really standout and add to any interior.
About the artist
Phillippe Marie exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants 1945, where the city of Paris bought the first painting.
He then exhibited regularly at the Salon des Indépendants until 1989. In 1946 when this painting was created, he exhibited for the first time in Stockholm. At the end of the same year, he was noticed by Youki Desnos and exhibit at the Fontan gallery in Paris. In 1947 and 1948, he participated in a group exhibition at the Marquié Gallery in New York under the title: School of Paris - Paintings with Eugène Boudin , Jean-Baptiste Corot , Braque , Andre Lhote , Élisée Maclet , Camille Pissarro and Henri Rousseau. He travelled to Sweden from October to November 1949. It will be his only trip abroad. Subsequently, he made several important exhibitions in Sweden. He continues to exhibit in Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Venezuela, Lebanon, Spain, Mexico, Montreal.
In the 1940s, Picard painted realistic portraits, still lifes, and landscapes; he experimented with black lines in his paintings. In the 1950s, his art became more expressionist. Around 1970, he turned to a semi-abstraction and later to Fauvism.