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Oil Painting Bernard GRASSET (1881 - 1955) Impressionist Reading In The Library Signed Listed

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Oil Painting Bernard GRASSET (1881 - 1955) Impressionist Reading In The Library Signed Listed

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Oil Painting Bernard GRASSET (1881 - 1955) Impressionist Reading In The Library Signed Listed

  • Oil painting on hard board, reading in the library, by left handed Bernard Grasser.
  • MEDIUM: Oil paint on recycled burlap canvas, on a wood chassis.
  • SIGNED: Signed with his initials at the lower left.
  • Painted on a converted burlap sack, instead of on the more traditional cotton canvas "toile" .
  • Painted directly onto the recycled unprimed corse burlap fabric vegetable sack that serves as canvas.
  • The fabric was cut to fit and tacked to a hand assembled wood chassis.
  • Painted around the time between the first and second World Wars.
  • During this time, cotton canvas was conscripted for the war efforts and availability in Europe was at a premium.
  • This is NOT painted on a more traditional cotton canvas "toile".
  • Painted in oils using a knife stroke technique.
  • The burlap was painted first and then mounted to the chassis, unlike the modern convention of the reverse (first mounting canvas to chassis and then painting the canvas).
  • The artist is obviously left-handed.
  • FRAMED: This is framed in a plain ordinary frame.
  • FRAME CONDITION: Generally good; light nicks, abrasion and surface scratches
  • COUNTRY of Origin: France.
  • AGE: XXéme (1920)
  • Painted in 1920, between the first and second World Wars.
  • Exactly as shown in the detailed photos below.
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  • All the information you need to decide about a purchase is in front of you at the time of purchase.

SIZE:

  • The framed size measures overall approximately 49,5 cm x 42 cm // 19.5 inches x 16.5 inches.
  • The painting only measures approximately 41 cm x 33 cm // 16 inches x 13 inches

 


Bernard Grasset (France, 1881 - 1955)

  • Bernard Grasset (France, 1881 - 1955) was primarily known as a visionary ground breaking publisher.
  • See http://www.grasset.fr/la-maison-grasset
  • It is said he is the single most important profound influence on all of 21st Century Literature.
  • He founded one of the most influential publishing firms in history, Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle.
  • He discovered and helped establish the majority of pivotal artists of his time, and in all mediums, not limited to artists in literature, but also in cinema, theater, music, dance and other performing arts.
  • He was the first to publish Marcel Proust, when no one else would.
  • The firm he founded has since published the works of Jean Cocteau, Radiguet, Cendrars, Drieu la Rochelle, Jean Guehenno, Giono, Soupault, Delteil, Ramuz, Hervé Bazin, Malraux, Paul Reboux, Charles Muller, Alphonse de Chateaubriant , André Savignon, Yves Berger, François Nourissier, Françoise Mallet-Jorris, Matthieu Galey, Françoise Verny, Butor, Mandiargues, Teilhard de Chardin, Obaldia, Jacques Laurent, Dominique Fernandez, Antonine Maillet, Kléber Haedens, Christine de Rivoyre, Béatrix Beck, Christiane Rochefort, Bernard-Henri Levy, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Umberto Eco, Hector Biancciotti, Lucien Bodard, Benoîte Groult, Paul Guimard, François Weyergans, Patrick Besson, Jean Vautrin, Yann Queffélec, Amin Maalouf, Pascal Bruckner, Jacques Chessex, Yann Moix, Christophe Donner, Christophe Bataille, Lorette Nobécourt, and Virginie Despentes.

CONDITION:

  • By " antique " we mean over 100 years of age.
  • By " vintage " we mean between 50 and 100 years of age.
  • This item is made of matter and it is OLD; this means it is NOT NEW.
  • This is not a recent reproduction. It is not a recent copy. It is not a fake.
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There are signs of age or usage including but not limited to:

  • There is overall surface wear.
  • There is overall oxidation.
  • There is perimeter wear and wear around all edges.
  • There are surface scratches.
  • There is surface dirt.
  • There is a some chipping of the paint around corners and edges.
  • There is wear around the perimeter and along all edges, upper left and upper right corners.
  • There may be signs of humidity.
  • CLEANED: No.
  • RESTORATION: No restoration.
  • MEASUREMENT VERIFIED: Yes.
  • There may also be something that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see it.
  • We've not examined this microscopically.
  • We've not taken this apart or put this back together.
  • We've not subtracted anything nor added anything that was not already there.
  • We've not cleaned this.
  • This is COMPLETE.
  • The condition is good.
  • There's nothing functionally wrong with this.
  • The condition is exactly as shown in the gallery photos.
  • Look at all the gallery photos carefully and read this description carefully.
  • It is impossible to divine exactly what information a buyer might want.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to carefully scrutinize a purchase before buying.
  • Please consider your purchase carefully.
  • We are happy to help in any way we can by answering your questions to the best of our ability and furnishing additional specifics upon request.
  • This is not sold on approval.
  • Ask your questions before you buy.

HUILE par BERNARD GRASSET (1881 - 1955, éditeur)

  • Style impressioniste.
  • Huile sur carton avec cadre du bois.
  • Dimensions, totals (Taille avec cadre): 49,5 cm sur 42 cm.
  • Taille huile : 41 cm sur 33 cm.
  • Signé B.G en bas a gauche (un peu illisible et difficile a voir; s.v.p. voir photos).
  • Signé B.G pour BERNARD GRASSET un peintre de très bon coté.
  • Réalisé en 1920, environ.
  • Magnifique tableau, détails très soignés.
  • Frais de port en sus.
  • Merci de votre visite.

 

 



 

 

 

 


 


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