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Crets Jean

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.


Having executed bucolic paintings in an Impressionist style, Jean Crets portrayed the uneasiness of the city with vertiginous architectural views peopled with stark female figures.
 

Won the prestigious Braque prize in Buenos Aires in 1968. The prize, awarded by the Gouvernement of France, was a scholarship in Paris for young artists that stood out in Argentina. Has paintings in Centre Pompidou (Paris) and Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires.

Born: in 1926 in Léopoldville (Belgian Congo - now Kinshasa (RDC))

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La Pythonisse d'Endor

Size:                     50 x 65 cm

Year:                    1980 

Style:                   Surrealism

Medium:             Oil painting on Canvas