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Welcome! Thank you for visiting my weblog. I am Irene, Elisabeth Pouw, a Dutch fashion- and interiorblogger. As blogger I am connecting my readers with beauty, style, quality, craftsmanship and harmony in colors for interior / design / architecture, haute couture, photography, art, antiques etc. I love decorating & bringing beauty and harmony into interiors. I created this blog to share my passion for decorating as well as the many other things which inspire me. From time to time I am also highlighting certain interior designers, decorators, architects, stylists, photographers etc. I hope you enjoy your visit. Feel free to give a comment on my blogs. I will react back as soon as possible. Best regards, Irene Pouw from Holland.

03 februari 2016

ART: Le Soir by Jean-Pierre Cassigneul, circa 1975

A striking woman in black sits waterside in this entrancing oil painting by Jean-Pierre Cassigneul. A classic example of his aesthetic, this enchanting piece is a masterpiece of composition and color, exemplifying the appealing sophistication of Cassigneul’s work. His impressive oeuvre is beloved by collectors worldwide who remain transfixed by his uniquely vibrant scenes of elegant women at leisure. 
This work, entitled Le Soir, exemplifies his striking compositions of young society woman that are both dramatically contemporary and classically elegant. His work is reminiscent of Les Nabis, the early 20th century French Post-Impressionist painters, in its avant-garde color palette and flat spatial compositions. 

More about Jean-Pierre Cassigneul
Born in Paris in 1935, Cassigneul studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, holding his first one-man exhibition at the young age of 17. Since that first show, his work has been widely exhibited throughout the world, particularly in Western Europe, the United States and Japan, where he enjoys an especially devoted following. 


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