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Tony Minartz
L'Avant-Foyer de l'Opera

1903

$450

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An original etching by French artist Tony Minartz (1873-1944) titled "L'Avant-Foyer de l'Opera", 1903. Published by Revue de l'Art Ancien & Moderne in Paris, France, 1903. Printed in bistre on cream laid paper. Scarce. Wonderfully matted with matting from Holland and filet from Italy, shrink wrapped. Sheet size: 12" x 9". Matted size: 17" x 14.5". Image size: 9" x 7.25". Excellent condition. Tony Minartz, pseudonym of Antoine Guillaume, born 8 April 1873 to Cannes and died in that city on 13 December 1944 Is a painter , draftsman , illustrator and engraver French. Painter autodidact , Tony Minartz starts to become known in 1896 by exhibiting paintings at the Salon of the National Society of Fine Arts , and then decorates the Pompadour theater of painted panels for fashion shows " Grand Guignol ", directed by L. Darthenay. In 1903, Henri Béraldi , with whom he worked, praised him in The Journal of ancient and modern art, writing that "it was thirty years ago," and he has received advice from Paul Renouard to be formed the technique of etching ; Béraldi adds that his favorite subjects are "Paris at night Paris at night, always." Minartz also gives them some high-remarkable in The Journal of ancient and modern art until 1910: balls, cafe concerts, Parisian in their most beautiful dresses, but also music-halls, music halls, restaurants, large and small theaters, are the preferred settings of his compositions. Its fertile period seems to end in 1914. In addition to the National Salon, Minartz exhibited in Paris at the gallery Bartholomew (1903), the Independent Living (1905, 1906) and the gallery Devambez (1909) and received the Academic Palms . He occasionally collaborates with periodic illustrated as The Almanac Sports (Ollendorff, 1899), or satirical as Gil Blas and L'Assiette au beurre . It also shows some sheet music and a number of books bibliophile . During the years 1900 and 1910, he worked for the couturier Jacques Doucet , running designs, elegant watercolors and parades . During the Belle Époque , an attentive witness of Montmartre , he resides in Paris at 37 rue Fontaine . He participated in 1918 in an exhibition for the benefit of works of war and seems to permanently retire to Cannes to devote himself to painting.

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  • Creator
    Tony Minartz (1873 - 1944, French)
  • Creation Year
    1903
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Saint Augustine, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU12121238913

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