Personnage sur la Terrasse by Geer van Velde
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Geer van Velde

Personnage sur la Terrasse 1944 - 1950

PaintGouachePaper
19.80 ⨯ 25.70 cm
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About the artwork

Date: ca. 1944.
Gouache on paper.
Size: 19.8 x 25.7 cm

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Geer van Velde belongs to the pre-eminent artists of the post-war École de Paris. Originally Geer van Velde was a house painter.

France

Geer joined his brother Bram in Paris in 1925 to develop his artistic talent further. At first, he made figurative-expressionist work. However, especially after his move to the South of France in 1938, he found his own style, influenced by the Mediterranean light: reality pared down to vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines and filled-in areas of colour. In this, the depiction of a pale, filtered light played a major role. Until 1940 figures and objects were still recognisable in his work. He died in France in 1977.