Neo-cubist watercolor by Camille Hilaire
Camille Hilaire, (1916-2004), lived, studied and taught in France, including studying with Andre L’hote who had a great influence on Hilaire forming his neo-cubist style of painting. Hilaire first taught at ‘l’école Nationale des Beaux-Arts’ in Nancy, then at ‘L’école des Beaux-Arts’ in Paris. He also exhibited his works around the world, winning many awards. Hilaire executed numerous mural decorations, tapestries, stained glasses, and mosaics for embassies, liners, public buildings.
This work is a quintessential work by the artist, created in the 1950’s.
Watercolor on paper.
Titled – L’Etang de Ville d’ Avray, (City pond of Avray) (a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France).
Measures 20.5″ x 27″ sight size, and 28.5″ x 35″ x .25″ overall, matted. (unframed).