Bertrand Py

A Landscape Of Brittany

$1,600.00 CAD

This post-impressionist landscape oil painting depicts an old farm in Brittany and is signed by the artist in the lower left corner. It was created around 1930.

According to historical records, Yves Pierre Bertrand Py, a talented French artist, was born on March 20th, 1895 in Belfort (Cher). Despite starting his studies in the classics, Py's passion for drawing and painting led him to abandon his formal education and focus solely on his artwork. Falsifying his age, he gained entry into the prestigious National School of Fine Arts in Paris.

Bertrand Py's frequent galleries at the Louvre Museum and sketches of masters like Rembrandt, Velazquez and Vermeer have honed his skills, resulting in a unique neo-realism style with influences from post-impressionism. Influenced and driven by both French and British art movements of the early 20th century, Bertrand Py noted a penchant for portraiture, landscape and still life.

He began exhibiting his work at the age of 25 at the Salon of French Artists and in 1929 became a member of the Salon d’Automne. 

Bertand Py died on October 2, 1973 in Bry-sur-Marne (Val-de-Marne).

Sources: Archives de France.

Artiste: Bertrand Py (1895-1973).
Signed in the lower left corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 38 x 55 cm. / 15 x 21 1/2 in.
Frame: 45 x 62 cm. / 17 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. Very good condition.
Origin: France.