About the artist
André Brasilier was a distinguished French landscape painter. He was born in the Loire Valley of France in 1929. In 1949 he began studying at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and had already success at a young age. He was honoured with the Prix Florence-Blumenthal in 1952. The next year he was awarded the Grand Prix de Rome and became artist in residence at the Villa de Medici, where he lived for three years. He also received the Prix Charles-Morellet at the Salon de la Jeune Peinture in 1961. He has had various exhibitions throughout the world including France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, England, Mexico, Canada, the United States and Russia.