Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Nicolas de Staël

Nicolas de Staël (French, b. Russia 1914-1955)

Noon Landscape











Marine à Dieppe, 1952


Mediterranean Landscape, 1953


Sicile (Agrigente), 1953


Agrigente, 1953
Oil on canvas, 89.2 x 130 cm


Agrigente, 1953


Agrigente, 1954


Sicile, 1954


La Seine, 1954



Calais, 1954
oil on canvas, 46 x 61 cm


Composition d’après


The sun





The Night of Paris (1954)


Landscape By the Sea (1954)


Poires sur une assiette rose - Pears on a Rose-colored Plate (1954)
oil on canvas 47 x 60 cm

You never paint what you see or think you see. You paint with a thousand vibrations the blow that has struck you: how can you be struck and not cry out in anger?
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