A jazzy and decidedly modern floral composition, painted with beautiful thick impasto and vibrant, sunny colours. Painted circa in 1960, it t is a striking work is by French artist Rodolphe Caillaux (1904-1989).
Caillaux had made his debut as a painter at the Salon des Indpendants in 1928, at the same time as Alexander Calder, Otto Freundlich , Jean Hlion and Joaquin Torres Garcia. He entered the Salon d'Automne in 1932, later becoming a member of the Committee of the Salon des Indpendants, and President of the Salon Comparaisons.
Montmartre born and bred, and with a studio at the "Montmartre-aux-Artistes" artist colony at 189, Rue Ordener, Caillaux exhibited at the most important Parisian Galleries such as the Galerie Charpentier, the Galerie Drouant, and the Galerie La Belle Gabrielle. Please view our other listings for a second work by Caillaux!
Our oil on canvas measures 55 x 46 cm and is signed at the lower left. The overall framed size in an elegant period frame is 74 x 65 cm.
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