11 september 2009

~Victor Gabriel Gilbert~

Victor Gabriel Gilbert
Victor Gilbert werd geboren op 13 Februari 1847
en is overleden in 1933 
.The Flower Sellers by the Pont du Louvre.
Geanimeerde straatscènes met bloemverkopers en
figuurstukken met jonge, elegante Parisiennes komen
veel voor in het oeuvre van de Parijse schilder Victor Gilbert.
Vooral bekend echter zijn Gilberts marktscènes:
de 'marchés aux fleurs' met name, maar ook appetijtelijke
uitstallingen van groente, gevogelte of vis.
Taferelen die aanspreken door hun realistische inslag
en de pittoreske sfeer. Gilbert werd opgeleid
door de historieschilder Victor Jean Adam en
de landschap- en dierschilder Charles Busson.
Hij exposeerde op de Salon des Artistes Français en
ontving meerdere onderscheidingen voor zijn werk.
Gilbert werkte ook mee aan de decoratieve muurschilderingen
in het stadhuis van Parijs. Zijn werk is opgenomen in
collecties van musea in o.a. Nice, Bayeux, Lille en Besançon.
market in dieppe.
Victor Gilbert was born in Paris on February 13, 1847
and he died in 1933

Place de L'Opera, Paris .
Victor Gabriel Gilbert was a French painter of
genre scenes. He received his formal training
from L. Em. Adan, Levasseur and Ch. Busson.
In 1873 he had his debut at the Paris Salon and
continued to be a faithful exhibitor at the Salon
des Artist Francais where he obtained a silver medal in 1889,
received the Bonnet Prize in 1926 and the Knight
of the Legion of Honour in 1897.

gilbert .
He was highly respected for his fine detailed work
and was considered an inspiration to many artists.
His views of the colourful Parisian life, the boulevards,
cafés and flower stalls became well known.
At the same time he turned his effect on the portrayal
of adorable children, accomplishing a sensibility
and great harmony towards his subject.

. champ-de-coquelicots. Victor_Gabriel_Gilbert.
It was during the mid 1870s that Gilbert became
a close friend to Pierre Martin, one of the principal
supporters of the impressionist movement and
Victor Gilbert’s paintings secured a place amongst
his collection of Impressionists like Monet,
van Gogh, Cezanne and Gauguin.

.jeune-femme-dans-le-jardin-fleuri. A Parisian Flower Market.  
Victor Gilbert’s paintings were not only well
sought after in France, he also exhibited
in 1883 in Munich, 1894 in Vienna and he was a
great success in London in 1908.
Today his work can be viewed in the
Museums of Bayeux, Besançon, Bordeaux,
Dieppe, le Havre, Lille, Liége, Nice and Strassbourg.


1 opmerking:

Hermes zei

I don't know French artists hardly at all - and these are beautiful.