Charles Cuzin was born in Croissy-sur-Seine in 1907, and died in 1975. He discovered paintingon the job as a framer in Paris and when he settled on his own. This profession allowed him tomeet other artists and to contemplate many works. At the same time, he took classes at theÉcole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1936, he left the capital to settle in Savoie in the city of Aix-les-Bains. He continued to work as a framer, all the while undertaking other more artistic activities: he took part in the restoration of paintings, including those of the Chambery theatre. He sometimes decorated wineries or painted frescoes in the chapel at Myans. Having become a painter in his own right, having the sure trait and an obvious recognition in the local artistic world, he was engaged during the years 1949 and 1950 to teach drawing at the college of Aix-les-Bains. His pallet was characterized by dark and cold tones; grey, black and white. He liked to paint snowy landscapes and tormented skies announcing new snowfall. He painted mostly with a brush, was meticulous and liked preferred fine strokes.
Artist: Charles Cuzin (1907-1975).
Signed bottom left.
Medium: Oil on board.
Condition: Excellent condition.
Dimensions: 27.5 x 35 cm. / 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.
Frame: 51 x 43 cm. / 20 x 17 in. Original gilt wood frame.