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Anfosso, Pierre (France, 1928-2004) Oil Painting. “Jardin Public”. Oil on canvas painting. Signed lower left Anfosso. Titled on back of canvas “Jardin Public.” In good condition. Measures 23 ” x 28 ”. Frame measures 32” x 38".

From Covington Gallery: Pierre Anfosso (1 December 1928 at La Crau - 5 November 2004 in Hyres) was a French painter. He was born in 1928 near Toulon, France. After high school and a science degree, he joined the School of Fine Arts of Toulon in 1948, to study architecture, and then became a student of the painters Eugene Baboulne and Henri Pertus and also became interest in Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and Ivan Puni. In 1950, with school classmates Gilbert Landlord, Jacques Burois, Ducreux Monique, and Lucien Roy Long, he created the 50 Group exhibiting at the Toulon gallery "La Palette" at the Museum of Fine Arts in Toulon, and at the Biennale of Menton and the exhibition of the Young Mediterranean Painting. In the years that followed, he participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions and received several prizes for paintings. Over the decades, his interest turned to the painting of Nicolas De Stal and Mark Rothko. From the 1960s, he was also interested in floral painting, especially Iris. In the 1970s, he and his wife, Monique, created an Iris garden, which is now managed by their daughter, Monique. Solo exhibitions • Toulon (1952-1957) • Aix-en-Provence (1958) • Montreal , Paris (1962) • Drouant gallery in Paris (1966-1976) • Palette Gallery in Toulon (1950 to 1999) • Gallery of Paris, New York (USA - 1967 to 1978) • Art and Painting Gallery, Arnion, Paris and Chatelguyon (1967 to 1980) • Gallery Shop Art-Negresco in Nice (1970 to 1976) • Crawford Gallery in Houston (USA - 1972) • Galerie Atelier 66, in Cannes (1976-1985) • Berlioz gallery in Marseille • Sausset-les-Pins • Art de France, Paris • Cannes , city of Hyeres , City of Pradet (2008) Group exhibitions • Group 50 to Toulon • Young Mediterranean Painting at Nice (1953) • Selecting Young Painting, Galerie Drouant-David, Paris (1955 and 1957) • Biennial of Menton (1955-1957) • Naval Show, Paris (1956) • Salon d'Automne in Paris (1960-1961-1962) • Salon Latina Lands in Paris (1961-1962) • Salon des Tuileries in Paris and Nice (1961) • "Consecration and discoveries," Ror Volmar Gallery in Paris (1961) • Festival d' Avignon (1959-1960-1961-1962) • Comparisons Salon in Paris • Biennials Provence, Aix-en-Provence . Awards • Prize of the City of Toulon (1952) • Winner, Fair Painters of the Sea; Life member, Academy of Sea (1953) • Museums prices Nice (1955) • Prize for Young Painting Mediterranean in Nice (1959) • First Grand Prix Othon Friesz , Paris (1961) • Festival Award of Avignon (1962) • Price Fnon in Paris (1963). Museums • Museum Toulon • Museum of Modern Art in Nice • Calvet Museum of Avignon • Granet Museum of Aix-en-Provence . Private collections • Baroness de Rothschild • Dorothy Gould • Maret Gould • Winston (USA) • Dr. Berninger (Switzerland) • Foundations and Collections German, American, British, Canadian, Japanese, Venezuelan.

From Askart: Pierre Anfosso (1 December 1928 at La Crau - 5 November 2004 in Hyres) was a French painter. He was born in 1928 near Toulon, France. After high school and a science degree, he joined the School of Fine Arts of Toulon in 1948, to study architecture, and then became a student of the painters Eugene Baboulne and Henri Pertus and also became interest in Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and Ivan Puni. In 1950, with school classmates Gilbert Landlord, Jacques Burois, Ducreux Monique, and Lucien Roy Long, he created the 50 Group exhibiting at the Toulon gallery "La Palette" at the Museum of Fine Arts in Toulon, and at the Biennale of Menton and the exhibition of the Young Mediterranean Painting. In the years that followed, he participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions and received several prizes for paintings. Over the decades, his interest turned to the painting of Nicolas De Stal and Mark Rothko. From the 1960s, he was also interested in floral painting, especially Iris. In the 1970s, he and his wife, Monique, created an Iris garden, which is now managed by their daughter, Monique.

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Anfosso, Pierre (French, 1928-2004) Jardin Oil Painting

Estimate $600 - $900Mar 13, 2016
1600 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
United States
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