Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968) - Les Martigues

Description
Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968) - Les Martigues
Pastel - Hand signed - Circa 1920

Pastel in perfectly preserved condition
Sold with certificate of authenticity of Mr. Thierry Tuffier, specialist of the works by Raymond Thibesart.

The son of a wealthy family, Raymond Thibésart was born in Bar-sur-Aube on 2 May 1874. Shortly afterwards his parents moved to Enghien, in the immediate suburbs of Paris. It is there that the Thibésarts met a Venezuelan family that had just arrived in France, the Boggios. Very gifted in drawing, Thibésart admired Emile Boggio, 17 years his senior, who gave him his first lessons when he was eleven years old. The master Emile Boggio, a Venezuelan impressionist painter of great talent, became Raymond Thibésart's first teacher.
From 1897; member, then gold medalist of the Société des Artistes français, regularly exhibited at the Salon d'automne and the Salon des indépendants.

Among the main exhibitions are the following:

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.

Abroad: Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Japan, the U.S.A especially for 5 years at the Wally Findlay Gallery, in New York and Palm Beach.

Six exhibitions took place at the Arte Moderno Gallery in Caracas between 1969 and 1981.

Lot details
Artist
Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968)
Title of artwork
Les Martigues
Year
Circa 1920
Technique
Pastel
Signature
Hand signed
Condition
In good condition
Sold with frame
Yes
Image size
115×80 mm
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