Notre Dame Sous La Neige Pierre De Clausade

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Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower left

Dated: c. 1960

Size: 11.00" x 14.00" (27.9cm x 35.6cm)

Provenance: Gladwell & Patterson - their stock number verso

Artist biography

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The artist was born in Paris on the 15th of April 1910. Due to his desire to paint in a distinctive style, Clausade did not start to paint for exhibition until the age of 29. In 1943 he held his first exhibition in Paris which proved to be a great success. Further exhibitions were held in the following years with the same results and his fame quickly spread throughout Europe to America. Here he exhibited at Boston, New York, Rio and Saõ Paulo.

Clausade was a Member of the Salon d’ Hiver and exhibited often at the Société National des Beaux Arts.

 

Examples of his work can be found in the Boston and Minneapolis Museums as well as in private collections all over the world. The Brazilian Ambassador in Stockholm has purchased the artists work.

 

Clausade specialises in painting peaceful landscapes and river scenes dominated by magnificent effects of great cloud masses. He has also won the Prix de Poesie for poetry. This fine artist died in 1989.