Lacquered Panel with a Blackbird, by Gaston Suisse, 1930s

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Rectangular dark green and black lacquered wood panel with a blackbird on a branch, by Gaston Suisse, 1930s.
Signed in lower left. Silvered base H.48 x L.28 cm.

Gaston Suisse (Paris 1896-1988), specialist in lacquer after the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, created pièces of furniture and objects, panels, screens and became more naturalist, as he also drew for fabrics, stainedglass windows and opera costumes and scenes, as for iron work at Brandt's and pièces for decorators as Jansen, Straub and Ruhlmann.
He ornated walls for the Universal exhibition in Paris 1937 Palais de Tokyo, received a gold medal for swallows the same year (Arts et techniques exhibition).
He loved animals and nature, as Paul Jouve his friend and was member of the animal artists society. He won prices as those of the Salon d’Automne, 1926, of la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1930, the gold medal at the Colonial exhibition in Paris 1931.
His works now take place in many private, and public collections in France and world.
From 1924, he exhibited at the famous Parisian Salons and for gallery shows;
Ref : Le monde animal dans l’art décoratif des années 30 : P.Jouve, G.Suisse.
Details
Creator
Gaston Suisse (Painter)
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1930s
Period
1930-1939
Materials and Techniques
Lacquered   Wood
Condition
Good
Dimensions
13.78 in. H x 5.91 in. W x 0.87 in. D
35 cm H x 15 cm W x 2 cm D
Dealer Location
Paris, France
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
1312269520156
Address
Galerie Jean-Louis Danant
36 Avenue Matignon
Paris 75008
FR
+33 987675364
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
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