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Frans SMEERS Listed Signed Framed Les 2 Chats Dessin Fusain Signé

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Frans SMEERS Listed Signed Framed Les 2 Chats Dessin Fusain Signé

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Frans SMEERS Listed Signed Framed Les 2 Chats Dessin Fusain Signé

  • SIGNED: Signed FR. SMEERS on the recto; also signed on the verso FR. SMEERS and dedicated.
  • Authenticity verified; examined out of the frame (see details under Condition, below).
  • SUBJECT: Portrait of a pair of kittens in a basket.
  • MEDIUM: Oil charcoal on drawing pad paper.
  • FRAMED under glass in a black metal frame.
  • Hanging wire attached at the back.
  • COUNTRY of Origin: Belgium.
  • AGE: Début XXème
  • Exactly as shown in the detailed photos below.
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  • All the information you need to decide about a purchase is in front of you at the time of purchase.

SIZE:

  • Overall framed size measures approximately 44 cm x 36,5 cm // 17.3 inches x 14.3 inches.
  • Visible area of the drawing only, not including the mat, as measured from the front under the glass, measures approximately 23 cm x 17 cm // 9 inches x 6.6 inches.

CONDITION:

  • By " antique " we mean over 100 years of age.
  • By " vintage " we mean between 50 and 100 years of age.
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There are signs of age or usage including but not limited to:

  • To verify authenticity, this was examined, and photographed outside the frame.
  • We took the entire framing structure apart and photographed all the pieces of it for you.
  • After photographing all the parts, we reassembled the frame.
  • The drawing is a sketch on a single sheet of spiral bound thin notebook paper
  • The paper is clearly from a notebook, not trimmed at all, that was then taped to the mat and framed.
  • There are tears around the perimeter of the paper and around all the edges.
  • There are ragged bits where the spiral edges were torn out of the spiral binding of the notebook.
  • There are folds around the edges.
  • There is tape on the back attaching the drawing to the mat.
  • All of this is invisible behind the framing.
  • There is overall surface wear.
  • There are surface scratches.
  • There is oxidation.
  • Both mats, the ivory color mat and the black mat, are a little bent.
  • The black mat shows some fading.
  • Both mats have overall surface wear.
  • Both mats have surface scratches.
  • Both mats have oxidation.
  • The frame is not new and has overall surface wear.
  • The frame has some surface scratches.
  • There may also be something that we missed because we aren't specifically trained to see it.
  • CLEANED: No.
  • RESTORATION: No restoration.
  • MEASUREMENT VERIFIED: Yes.
  • We've not examined this microscopically.
  • We've not subtracted anything nor added anything that was not already there.
  • We've not cleaned this.
  • This is COMPLETE.
  • The condition is good.
  • There's nothing functionally wrong with this.
  • The condition is exactly as shown in the gallery photos.
  • Look at all the gallery photos carefully and read this description carefully.
  • It is impossible to divine exactly what information a buyer might want.
  • It is the buyer's responsibility to carefully scrutinize a purchase before buying.
  • Please consider your purchase carefully.
  • We are happy to help in any way we can by answering your questions to the best of our ability and furnishing additional specifics upon request.
  • This is not sold on approval.
  • Ask your questions before you buy.


Frans SMEERS Les 2 chats Dessin Fusain signé

  • SUPERBE dessin au fusain sur papier léger représentant 2 chats.
  • L'oeuvre est signée Fr Smeers.
  • Encadrée sur verre; cadre de métal.
  • Dimensions: 21 cm sur 27 cm (Papier) 30 cm sur 39 cm (Passe-partout)
  • Dimensions, totals, avec cadre: 36,5 cm sur 44 cm.
  • Frais de port en sus, et merci de votre visite.

 

  • Etat:
    • Plis dans le papier.
    • Petite tache de rouille à droite de la signature (voir photos).
    • Micro déchirures sur les bords cachées par le passe-partout.
    • Le passe-partout est légèrement gondolé.

    Frans Smeers (Bruxelles[1], 28 janvier 1873 - Bruxelles, 1er juin 1960)

    • Frans Smeers (Bruxelles[1], 28 janvier 1873 - Bruxelles, 1er juin 1960), de son vrai nom François, Emile, Isidore, Léopold Smeers.
    • Il est un dessinateur et un peintre, de nationalité belge.
    • Etudes à l'Académie royale des beaux-arts de Bruxelles, auprès de Jean-François Portaels et de Joseph Stallaert.
    • Un des membres fondateurs du Cercle "le Sillon", dont il a dessiné les affiches du sixième et du septième Salon (Bruxelles, 1899 & 1900).
    • Membre du Conseil national belge des arts plastiques (CNAP).
    • Enseigne de 1933 à 1946 à l'Académie royale des beaux-arts de Bruxelles, où il a eu notamment pour élèves Germaine Chardon, Fernande Christophe,
    • Jean-Pierre De Maertelaer, George Lambillotte, Gilberte Thomas, Médard-Siegfried Tytgat, Maurice Wyckaert.......
    • En 1953, il obtient le prix René Steens. Élu correspondant de l'Académie royale de Belgique, le 1er juillet 1954 ; membre, le 5 juillet 1956.
    • Il a vécu essentiellement dans la région de Bruxelles (à Bruxelles même, à Ixelles et Saint-Gilles), mais a séjourné de 1915 à 1919 à Londres puis au Pays-Bas.
    • Il a réalisé de nombreux portraits, dont ceux d'amis peintres ou de sa famille, sa femme et ses quatre filles.
    • Proche de la nature, il a été très souvent inspiré par les paysages de la Mer du Nord, notamment ceux de Nieuport ou Ostende. Il a peint de nombreuses scènes de plage, lumineuses et colorées.
    • Tout au long de sa carrière, il a exposé dans un grand nombre de salons, pour la plupart à Bruxelles, mais aussi à Gand,
    • Ostende, Barcelone, Brighton, Genève, Londres, Munich (où il a obtenu une médaille d'or en 1913),
    • Paris (en particulier au Salon des Indépendants et aux Salons de la Société nationale des beaux-arts), à la Biennale de Venise.
    • Plusieurs rétrospectives lui ont été consacrées, la plus récente au Centre d'Art du Rouge-Cloître en 1997.
    • Œuvres dans des musées d'Anvers, Bruxelles, Gand, Ixelles, La Haye.
    • Piron.













     

     

     


     


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