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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