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Pierre Marie Brisson
Figure sur Fond Rouge (Figure on Red Background) /// Contemporary Painting Art

1983

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Artist: Pierre Marie Brisson (French, 1955-) Title: "Figure sur Fond Rouge (Figure on Red Background)" *Signed by Brisson lower right. It is also signed and dated on verso Year: 1983 Medium: Original Oil Painting on heavy rag handmade paper Reference: No. 442 AG Sheet size: 25.5" x 20.25" Condition: In excellent condition Notes: Provenance: private collection - Dallas, TX / Sacramento, CA; private collection - Jacksonville, FL; acquired from The Collector's Exchange, Jacksonville, FL (modern day Graves International Art, St. Augustine, FL) c. 1985 retaining its original appraisal; acquired directly from the artist, Paris, France. Various inscriptions by the artist on verso. Biography: Pierre Marie Brisson, a contemporary artist with a studio in the South of France, was born in Orleans, France in 1955. He began to show an interest in painting around the age of 14. Though he worked in a variety of non-art related positions, eventually he acquiesced to his passion and devoted his life to creative endeavors. He met and studied with painter Bernard Saby during his teenage years, and then settled in Paris in 1979 to study James Coignard, Antoni Clave, Joan Miro, and Antoni Tapies. Brisson’s works have often been compared to cave drawings. The simplicity of the images used are intended to contrast with the textured elements in his work, to give the impression of being both timeless as well as chic and current. Brisson’s work is displayed in the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale Jewish Museum, New York George Page Museum, Los Angeles Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris Musee de la Poste, Paris Pushkin Museum, Moscow Musee Faure, haute couture Paris Groupe Cartier, and the Argentina Musee de L’Hospice Saint-Roch, among many others.
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