|born on||26 March 1906 at 22:15 (= 10:15 PM )|
|Place||Paris Arrondissement 14, France, 48n4959, 2e1936|
|Timezone||LST m2e20 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||05°20' 26°49 Asc. 18°40'|
French realist painter and lithographer known for his work in trompe-l'oeil paintings. He is credited with being a founder of the l’école de la réalité in 1949 (called nowadays Mouvement Trompe-l’oeil-réalité). He was also president of the Association for the Protection of the Cité Fleurie (the "Flowering City"), a wooded area around the boulevard Arago in Paris's 13th arrondissement where about thirty artist’s studios are located.
Because of renewed interest in precursors to contemporary hyperrealism, the group of painters associated with the “peintres de la réalité” are seeing a contemporary resurgence and have been exhibiting now for about fifty years in the Salons as well as in personal or collective shows as well as in Europe, Asia, North America (New York Cultural Center, Corcoran Gallery of Washington), Canada, Brazil, etc.
BC in hand from Geslain archive, file peintres, photo 32
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (painter, lithographer)