Edmond Heuzé. Young Lady Writing Letters, painting


Edmond HEUZE (1884-1967)

Young Lady Writing Letters

Oil on canvas-lined panel

Painter, pastel and watercolor artist, portrait painter. At the age of thirteen, he painted in the Maquis de Montmatre with André Utter where they met Suzanne Valadon, Utrillo’s mother. In 1908, according to Vauxelles, he joined the Galerie Berthe Weill. In 1920 he exhibited at Bernheim Jeune, Paris along with de Asselin, Bouche, Charmy and Mainssieux. In 1923, the mime Farina introduced him to the Médrano circus world which became his favorite subject. He sketched all the clowns from the era such as Serato, Fratellini, Porto, Chocolat. In 1951, he was appointed professor of portrait at the Fine Arts School of Paris. He then became part of the Institute along with Domergue.
Source: (Dictionary of artists at Montmartre, Bénézit)

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 46 cm
  • Width in cm : 54 cm
  • Frame height in cm : 63 cm
  • Frame width in cm : 71 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014120580