Pierre Boncompain (French, b. 1938) pastel painting of an elegant woman wearing black dress, seated at a table. Signed lower right corner, "Boncompain". Ebonized frame with gilt rabbet edge and ivory silk liner. 29 3/8" H x 40 3/4" W sight, 50" H x 40" W framed. Biography: Pierre Boncompain graduated first in his class at the French National Academy of Decorative Arts before moving on to the National Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied in the Legueult Atelier. His paintings, executed for the most part in Paris, are evocative of the environment and lifestyle of the South of France. He displays a wide combination of modern influences, including Gauguin's Tahitian paintings. Boncompain has had exhibitions in museums throughout the world, including: the Musee de Lille; Kajikawa Foundation, Kyoto; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Takashimaya Museum, Osaka; Singer Foundation, Holland; Navio Museum, Kyoto; Ambrosiano Library, Milan; and one-man retrospective exhibitions at the Shanghai Art Museum, China and the Musee de Valence, France. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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