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Roland Dubuc
French Riviera Scene II

Circa 1960s - 70s

$862.99
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'French Riviera Scene II' gouache on fine art paper, by Roland DuBuc (circa 1960s - 70s). Longtime Riviera resident Somerset Maugham coined the memorable description of the Riviera as 'a sunny place for shady people'. He wrote further, 'The shores of the Mediterranean were littered with royalties, lured by the climate, or in exile, or escaping a scandalous past or unsuitable marriage.' All that notwithstanding, the French Riviera continues to be a place of incredible beauty and allure which artist DuBuc captures here in this uplifting depiction of a beach on the Côte d'Azur. Boats, sun, beachfront cabanas and elegant homes all come together to form this most iconic of destinations. Apply your sunscreen and enjoy the view. As seen in the accompanying photos, there are two artworks which would be an attractive set for your home or workplace. Alternatively, each work has enough strength and individuality to be exhibited on its own. In very good vintage condition, newly framed and glazed. Signed: 'R. DuBuc'. Upon request a video clip of the work(s) may be provided. About the Artist: Roland DuBuc (1924 - 1998), French artist, the sixth of 13 children and son of a construction worker. The very precariousness of the family's financial situation forced him to go to work at the age of 14. In extreme poverty, he moved to Rouen where he was lodged by the Salvation Army. During that time he struck up friendships with several artists who gave him advice and taught him techniques of drawing. He moved to other cities later where he met painters including, among others, Fred Pailhès (whose works have been sold by this gallery). In 1950 DuBuc moved to Montmartre in a miserable building without water or electricity. His work gained support from galleries after his participation in the 'Great and Young Artists Fair' in Paris. But it wasn't until the mid-1970s during his stay in Switzerland that he started to earn a comfortable living. Upon return to Paris in the 1980s, his oldest collector, Jean-Paul Villain, opened a gallery which featured DuBuc's work in an important a series of exhibitions. These sealed his reputation as a fine artist and gained him an international clientele eager to invest in his works. DuBuc died in his workshop in 1998. Dimensions with frame: H 39 cm (15.3") W 44.5 cm (17.5") Dimensions without frame: H 26.5 cm (10.4") W 33 cm (13.0")

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  • Creator
    Roland Dubuc (1924 - 1998, French)
  • Creation Year
    Circa 1960s - 70s
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.36 in. (39 cm)Width: 17.52 in. (44.5 cm)Depth: 1.19 in. (3 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 02141stDibs: LU61733782871

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