Beautiful study of “la femme au casque” in graphite, created by PAUL GERVAIS around 1895 for his many paintings of allegories.
Jean Louis Paul GERVAIS also known as ‘PAUL GERVAIS’ was a French painter born in Toulouse on 7 September 1859 and died in the same city on 11 March 1944 (official date published by the city hall of Toulouse on 30 May 2018).
He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Toulouse and then in Paris where he was a student of Jean Léon Gerôme and Gabriel Ferrier.
Member of the French artists, he won many awards.
He was a history painter and a painter of allegorical subjects and genre scenes, which at the time were
very popular, he received many orders for public and private mural compositions:
- Salle des illustres in the Capitole of Toulouse
- Apollon et les arts (1897)
- Dura lex sed lex (1905)
- La fontaine de Jouvence (1908)
- La salle des mariages in the Capitole
- Musée des Augustins in Toulouse has 4 paintings of the painter,
including ‘la Folie de Titania’
In addition to the Capitol, he decorated:
- Hotel Pams in Perpignan ‘l'Arrivée triomphale de Vénus’
- The Ministère des colonies in Paris
- Casino de Monaco
- Casino of Nice
- The city hall of Saint-Ouen (works protected as historical monuments
- Musée de peinture Petiet in Limoux
- Salon impérial hotel du Palais in Biarritz
- Paris in Petit Palais Musée des Beaux Arts
- The hearing hall of the Courthouse of Besançon.
In addition to all the invaluable allegorical and genre scenes painted by the master in prestigious locations, some of which some have been listed as historical monuments, he is listed in all the artist listing agencies
with a very strong quotation.
NOTE; a family certificate of authenticity will be included with the shipment
shipment with insurance and signature
- Paul Gervais (1859-1944)
- Titel van kunstwerk
- Etude de la femme au casque
- circa 1895
- Over het algemeen in goede staat
- Verkoop met lijst
- 1 kg
- 257×315 mm