Sur la Rivière, Coucher de Soleil, 1920

by Marcel Felix Guillard

P.O.A.

In this work French painter, Guillard depicts a scenic view of the sun going down over a river. During the period this was painted, in the early 1920’s, Guillard experimented with the pointillist and divisionist technique, executing a number of rare canvases of landscapes scenes painted with a square brush and very striking use of colour.

DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 152.4 x 101.6 cm/60.0 x 40.0 ins
SIGNATURE: Signed lower right
MEDIUM: Mixed media on canvas

Catalogue No: 5965 Categories: ,

In this work French painter, Guillard depicts a scenic view of the sun going down over a river. During the period this was painted, in the early 1920’s, Guillard experimented with the pointillist and divisionist technique, executing a number of rare canvases of landscapes scenes painted with a square brush and very striking use of colour.

Private Collection, France

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Marcel Felix Guillard was born on the 28th March 1896, in Paris.

He was known as a painter but predominantly as a ceramicst. His work in oil was usually of allegorical subjects and landscapes.

Guillard exhibited in Paris with the Salon des Indépendants from 1920, and occasionally with the Salon d’Automne.

During the period 1920 – 1922 he experimented with the pointillist / divisionist technique and executed a number of rare canvases of landscapes scenes painted with a square brush and very striking use of colour.

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