Claudine Déséglise

Afternoon At The Racecourse

$1,620.00 CAD

This elegant oil painting by Claudine Déséglise captures the mundane scene of a racecourse, probably at Longchamps in Paris. Exhibited in 1953 at the Salon des Independants, this original piece is signed by the artist and displayed in a modern black wood frame. A timeless and captivating addition to any art collection.

Claudine Marie Jeanne Déséglise was a French naïf painter. She was born on 7 December 1917 in Vire (Calvados), where her father, a military doctor, was stationed during the war. She studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. She had her studio in Montmartre and exhibited regularly at the Salon des Indépendants between 1937 and 1953. Her work mainly comprised genre scenes and still lifes.

Claudine Déséglise died on 24 August 1990 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Source: Dictionnaire des peintres à Montmartre, Roussard 1999; Archives de France.

Artist: Claudine Déséglise (1917-1990).
Signed in the lower right corner.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Condition: Very good condition.
Dimensions: 65 x 54 cm. / 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.
Frame: 68,5 x 57,5 cm. / 7 x 22 3/4. Very good condition with some signs of use.
Provenance: Sweden.