Dispersion des corbeaux par Catherine

Posted by Stéphane-Jacques Addade | November 24, 2019 | Stéphane-Jacques Addade videos, Videos
Bernard Boutet de MonvelDispersion des corbeaux par Catherine (1889)

Director: Léonce Barbezieux (2016)

Text written and said by Stéphane-Jacques Addade
The painter Maurice Boutet de Monvel, to whom the publisher Charles Delagrave proposed in 1881 to participate in his new children’s magazine entitled Saint-Nicolas, delivered for his famous “Jeudis” illustrations made revolutionary by the freshness of their execution inspired by Primitive, only by their biting spirit, and by the fact that they were the first to restore, instinctively, the magical, irrational and wonderful world of childhood.
In this short video, Stéphane-Jacques Addade studies the genesis and composition of one of these pen-and-ink drawings, executed in 1889 and exhibited ten years later at the prestigious Viennese Secession …