Category: Stories of life (Page 1 of 4)

A daydream

Inspired by an indo-persane miniature (Daydream – 1627) – Gouache / Watercolor – 12,60 x 9,45 inch

Anahita pricks her cheek with a needle. A pearl of blood runs on her pale cheek.

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Alphonse

Inspired by Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894) – The Man in bath (1884) – Pastel on black paper – 11,81 x 7,87 inch

Today is the big day: Alphonse has his first date with Amélie.

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Mary Magdalene

Inspired by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) – Mary Magdalene in ecstasy aka Madeleine Klain (1606) – Oil on wood – 21,65 x 18,11 inch

Mary Magdalene is worried. HE still hasn’t returned. HE had promised. HE always keeps his promises.

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A summer at Perros Guirrec

Black stone / Red and white chalk on grey paper – 7,48 x 5,51 inch – Unique work

This year, I’ve made up my mind, for the summer holidays, we will visit our friends living in the Côte d’Armor. A beautiful region. An old house, entirely with stones, to restore from top to bottom.

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To a child, daughter of the poet

Oil on wood – 9,45 x 13 inch – Unique work

Céleste daughter of the poet,
Life is a two-voice singers.
His forehead on yours is a reflect,
His lyre plays under your fingers.

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Saint Lazare station

Inspired by Edouard Manet (1832-1883) –  The railway (1872-1873) – Oil on canvas – 14,96 x 18,11 inch

Modeste has a date this morning. She took her little niece Victoire to the Saint Lazare station. The puppy of the little girl is here too. He fell asleep on the young woman’s lap.

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Lonely

Inspired by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (1864-1901) – Alone (1896) – Pastel on beige paper – 5,12 x 7,87 inch – SOLD

The word loneliness comes from the Latin solus meaning “alone”.

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Chaos, Hero?

Inspired by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840) – The traveller contemplating a sea of clouds (1818) – Oil on canvas – 15,75 x 11,81 inch

While Gaspard stands right on the top of the rock facing the clouds and mountains huge show, he remembers these few lines of Homer’s Iliad: “Only life does not return; it can not be taken back or recovered, when it has teeth through the fence. “.

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Slipping through my fingers

Pastel – 11,81 x 7,87 inch – a unique work

As we hug …

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Mado

Inspired by Edouard Manet (1832-1883) – The Plum (around 1877) – Oil on canvas – 15,75 x 11,81 inch

Like every day of the week, at 19:00 sharp, Mado walks in my cafe almost like a queen. Tonight she’s dressed in her pale pink dress, slightly worn, and her hard blue hat. I love her in this outfit. She’s my favorite regular. By the way, I’m Gaston! A couple of years ago, I bought this half-shabby bar for peanuts to a half-drunk guy near Montmartre. And since then, I have always tried to make it a good place, a place where you like meeting friends, a place where no one is afraid to drown its loneliness.

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