Jean VIOLLIER (1896-1985)

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Jean VIOLLIER (1896-1985)
Jean VIOLLIER (1896-1985) Still life "Square and Pineapple", 1962. Oil on canvas Signed lower left. On the back, numbered 560, titled, countersigned and dated 1962. Dimensions: 50 x 65 cm (slight craquelure and small chips) Born in Geneva, he attended the city's Ecole des Beaux-Arts to follow in the footsteps of his father, a watercolorist and caricaturist. In 1924, after obtaining a scholarship, he settled in Paris. He exhibited at the Salon d'Automne and met the art dealer Léonce Rosenberg, who exhibited his work from the following year and commissioned many works from him. He liked to paint in series, taking on themes such as bathers, the seven deadly sins, factories... Our work is part of his pineapple still-life series.
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