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1956, Lumière d'Automne par Jacques Mennessons

1956, Lumière d'Automne
Stic B et huile sur toile - Collection particulière

In this very large work (almost one metre by two) the space of the canvas is that of an undergrowth punctuated by yellows and whites against a russet-brown background of geometrical trunks. In their nakedness they emphasize the sad bareness of autumn. There are paper-collages in the painted matter. The casein B stic paint softens the colours. The blue mingled with red against a yellow rectangle does not have the boldness and brightness of the 3 primary colours that will often be met with in the artist’s work.  This canvas perfectly reflects the semi-withdrawn life of the painter at the time when he had to face material difficulties since he had to look for a place where to live and work as well as regain inner peace in order to fully recover his creativeness.

Precedent Works
Next Works
1956, Lumière d'Automne - Entre pot et coquetier (1956)  
- Nature avant poussière (1958)  
- Rouge sous nature poussiéreuse (1958)  

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