Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968)
NAME: “Le Mas près de Villeneuve Loubet”
ENGLISH NAME: The Farmhouse near Villeneuve Loubet
MEDIUM: Pastel on paper
SIGNATURE: Hand-signed on the bottom right
SIZE: 24 x 31.5 cm
SIZE with FRAME: 35 x 43 cm
Pastel in well-preserved condition.
Modern framing, under organic glass with insulators (Plexiglas)
IMAGE is ACTUAL WORK
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Raymond Thibésart was born in Bar-sur-Aube on May 2, 1874. The son of a wealthy family, his parents moved to Paris. There he met the Boggios (Venezuelan family). Raymond admired Emile Boggios (17 years older) for his talent and it was Emile that gave him his first lessons at 11 years of age. He was considered very sensitive and very talented. He was also known to be generous. Raymond painted for almost 70 years. In 1966 he became blind and stopped painting. In 1968 he passed away.
Here are some of his exhibits:
1907, Galerie d’art contemporain, Paris.
1923, Galerie Knoedler, Paris.
1913 – 1927, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris.
1930, Galerie Ecalle, Paris.
1937 – 1941, Galerie Romanet, Paris, Alger.
1942 – 1965, Galerie des Champs-Élysées, Paris.
Period: 1920 - 1929
Title: Le Mas près de Villeneuve Loubet
Signature: Hand signed lower right
Condition: Very Good
Total Dimensions: 24×31.5×0 cm