Outstanding notebook, Notes, Measurements, Sketches, Studies (66 pages) by Paul Gervais
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Jean Louis Paul GERVAIS also known as ‘PAUL GERVAIS’ was a French painter born in Toulouse on 7th September 1859 and died in the same city on 11th March 1944 (official date published by the city hall of Toulouse on 30th May 2018).
He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Toulouse and then in Paris where he was a student of Jean Léon Gerôme and Gabriel Ferrier.
Member of the Société des Artistes Français, he obtained many awards.
He was history painter of allegorical subjects and genre scenes, which at the time were
very popular, he received many orders for public and private mural compositions:
- ‘Salle des illustres’ in the Capitole of Toulouse;
- ‘Apollon et les arts’ (1897);
- Dura lex sed lex (1905)
- La fontaine de Jouvence (1908)
- ‘La salle des mariages’ in the Capitole;
- ‘Musée des Augustins’ in Toulouse has 4 paintings of the painter;
including ‘la Folie de Titania’.
In addition to the Capitol, he decorated:
- Hotel Pams in Perpignan ‘l'Arrivée triomphale de Vénus’;
- The Ministère des colonies in Paris;
- Casino de Monaco
- Casino of Nice
- City hall of Saint-Ouen (works protected
as historical monuments since 1986)
- Musée de peinture Petiet in Limoux
- Salon impérial, hotel du Palais in Biarritz
- Petit Palais Musée des Beaux Arts in Paris
- Hearing hall of the Courthouse of Besançon.
In addition to all the priceless allegorical and genre scenes painted by the master in prestigious locations, for some classified as historical monuments, he is listed in all agencies
with a high ranking.
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- Paul Gervais (1859-1944)
- Titel van kunstwerk
- carnet de notes, cotes, esquisses, études, croquis (66 pages)
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- 1 kg
- 195×125 mm