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Henri Laville

by on September 8, 2016

Henri Laville was born in Bordeaux, France in 1916.

Henri Laville was born in Bordeaux, France in 1916. Parallel to high school, he entered the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. Laville was also a graduate of the Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts of Bordeaux.

Henri Laville is a Knight of the National Order of Academic Palms; Winner of the Academy of Fine Arts; Member of the Academy of History; Honorary citizen of the town of Old Montmartre.

Grand Prize for painting of the city of Bordeaux, he was sent on a scholarship to pursue his studies at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Gist of the Prix de Rome and appointed resident at the CASA VELASQUEZ Madrid (resident of the State), he won the Casa Velasquez Award.
The Grand Vermeil Medal of the City of Paris to be distributed.
In Paris: Galleries Chardin, Mirador, Paul Cezanne, Guigné Schneider and Arnot Gallery in New York, galleries in Bogota, Stockholm, Brussels, Frankfurt.

Henri Laville appears in BENEZIT.

Private Collections:
Duke & Duchess of Windsor
Her Majesty the Empress of Iran
Sacha Guitry
Jean Cocteau
Michel Deon
Admiral Barjot
B. Deutsch of Meurthe
Zaza Gabor
General and Mrs. Gooasguen
Mr. and Mrs. Colbert
Dr. and Mrs. Lacoste
Guy, Mireille, and Maud Michel Halimi

Michel DEON wrote:
“All periods of his art will fit into each other, as a lesson of honesty, intelligence, enthusiasm. Nothing will be lost. 
We will discover in hindsight it takes its Work is one of the strongest of our time,
one of the most demanding in wealthy outside. “

“He is a poet that man there, a poet and a great knowledge of the painter.”
Jean CHABANON, Writer and Art Critic.

“Henri Laville remains close to his dreams and his portraits of children exert on us exquisite puisance hallucinatory dolls …”
Jean Cocteau

“I can not say how his paintings have made me happy.”
Doctor Pomiane

“Henri Laville, the sentimental magic of colors, knows how to touch the heart, soul and mind.”
Georges Duhamel, of the French Academy.

“Henri Laville, this angel of fantasy.”
Raymond CHARMET, Art Critic.

“Many art lovers do not hesitate to consider Henri Laville Watteau as the twentieth century.”
Raphael Valensi, Expert and Art Critic

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