Andre Brasilier, Les Roses de l’Etang 1975 is a colored lithograph on Arches paper. Andre Brasilier Les Roses de l’Etang is signed on the lower right margin of the print, dedicated, and annotated “Epreuve d’artiste”. Printed by Mourlot Paris. Le Pichon 100.
André Brasilier is a French painter and printmaker whose work is typified by a breezy lyricism, wherein real-life subjects are transposed into dreamlike settings. Brasilier’s images portray a peaceful world, with delicate compositional and color harmonies bathed in soft, cool light. He takes significant aesthetic and philosophical inspiration from Japanese prints, with his paintings often featuring pastoral scenes, musical instruments, the sea, women, and horses.
Andre Brasilier Les Roses de l’Etang exhibits Brasilier’s interest in portraying women and the his appreciation for Japanese prints that provided him with a significant aesthetic and philosophical inspiration.
Born into an artistic family in 1929, Andre Brasilier has spent more than half a century creating canvasses that are a blend of abstraction, expressionism, and something distinctly his own. His works often feature themes and motifs such as horses, nature, music, and women. Brasilier’s art is known around the world, from Japan to the United States. He was recently the subject of an exhibition/retrospective at St. Petersburg, Russia’s Hermitage Museum.
Born on October 29, 1929 in Saumur, France to an artistic family where both of his parents were painters, Brasilier attended the École des Beaux-Arts at the age of 20. He has had major retrospectives at both the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the Museum Haus Ludwig für Kunstausstellungen Saarlois in Germany. Brasilier continues to live in Paris, France.