Marcel BURTIN (1902-1979)
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right
Format 82 x 54 cm
Marcel BURTIN was born Tunisia in 1902. Arrived in France in 1911. He joined Renault as an apprentice turner, then joined the Navy from 1919 to 1925. He worked again at the Renault factories as a technical agent while devoting his leisure hours to painting and drawing.
In 1932, he met Edouard PIGNON and the two became friends. For several years he painted at night and worked during the day in Telephone Equipment at Renault. He becomes a student of MATISSE and LEGER.
In 1940, he joined the group of Young Painting in the company of BORES, GISCHIA, MANESSIER, LE MOAL, TAILLEUX, TAL COAT and met PICASSO. In 1945, Marcel BURTIN took part in the collective exhibition “Histoire d'une tableau” organized by André LHOTE at the Denise RENE gallery. In 1946, his works were exhibited at the Galerie Vendôme, where he freed himself from the spell of MATISSE and entered the State collections. In 1947, he was present on the walls of the MOOS gallery in Geneva as part of the exhibition "Les Jeunes Peintres de l'Ecole de Paris". He also exhibits at Victor WADDINGTON Galleries with ROUAULT, BURNAN, MATISSE, PICASSO, PIGNON, DE STAEL. In Luxembourg, he participates in the Mostra "Le Nouvel Art Français". It was also in 1947 that the Galerie de France in Paris and the Galerie APPOLO in Brussels presented his works. He became one of the Galerie de France's contract painters.
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