Offered by: Nahman Gallery
200 Grand Cove Way Edgewater, NJ 07020 , United States Call Seller 201.736.2572


Allegory of Summer

$ 9,500
  • Description
    A monumental Art Nouveau painting of a semi- nude maiden in a fantasy setting.
    One of a series he did on commission.


    François Marius Valère-Bernard French ,
    He was born on 1 August 1860, in Marseilles, France.

    He died 8 October 1936 in Marseilles.

    He was a painter, sculptor, engraver and a poet,

    He did figure compositions, nudes, portraits, and landscapes.

    François Marius Valère-Bernard was a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1882 . He learned etching from Félicien Rops. In 1888 he settled in Marseilles where he founded the magazine Zou together with the Marseilles poet Louis Astruc. Valère-Bernard published several novels.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Oil on canvas
    Condition: Good. Very good vintage condition with some small repairs to canvas, relined
    Creation Date: C.1900
    Styles / Movements: Other
    Incollect Reference #: 376209
  • Dimensions
    W. 45 in; H. 65 in;
    W. 114.3 cm; H. 165.1 cm;
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