Edmond Heuze. Senegalese Infantryman, painting


Edmond HEUZE (1884-1967)

Senegalese Infantryman

titled on verso: Garde D'honneur du Général de Lattre (Honor guard for General de Lattre)

Oil on panel, signed lower right and located Doa. Within Montparnasse frame.

Height: 46 cm (18 in.) - Width: 38 cm (15 in.)
Frame: 58 x 50 cm (22-3/4 x 19-2/3 in.)

Notes: Oil painter, pastel and watercolor artist, portrait painter. At 13, he painted the Montmartre maquis with André Utter, there they met Suzanne Valadon, Untrillo’s mother. in 1908, according to Vauxelles, he joined Galerie Berthe Weill. In 1920, he exhibited at Bernheim Jeune in Paris, along with Asselin, Bouche, Charmy and Mainssieux.. In 1923, the mime Farina introduced him to the Medrano circus world and this theme became his favorite subject. He sketched all the clowns of the time Serato, Fratellini, Porto and Chocolat. In 1951, he was appointed as professor of portraits at Paris’s School of Fine Arts. He then was admitted into the Institute along with Domergue. Source: (Dictionary of Montmartre artists, ext. Bénézit)

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 46 cm
  • Width in cm : 38 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015070323