Sunday, April 17, 2011

Swiss painter François Barraud

Although I'm not a huge fan of 20th century art I do occasionally come across an artist whose work I like, such as this one. Swiss painter François Barraud (1899-1934) was one of four artist brothers although François seems to have been the only one to establish any kind of reputation. He relocated to Paris in the early 1920s where he died of tuberculosis at the age of 35.

François Barraud, La seance de peinture, 1932

François Barraud, Untitled, 1930s

François Barraud, Jeune femme en jaune (Portrait de Mme. S.), 1933

François Barraud, Ste. Nitouche, 1930

François Barraud, La Tailleuse de Soupe, 1933

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