'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)
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'Grazing Horses in the Camargue' by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s)

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Genevieve Gallibert

SKU 1905

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'Grazing Horses in the Camargue', pen and ink on paper, by Genevieve Gallibert (circa 1930s). Like her famous French counterpart, Yves Brayer, Gallibert was also known for her artworks depicting the landscapes, wildlife and people of the Camargue region of the South of France, near Arles. She painted this tranquil scene of the famous white horses from the region with the Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer village and church in the background. Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is the capital of the Camargue, which is a vast, swampy delta near Arles, very exotic, with tall marsh grasses where pink flamingos, black bulls and white horses roam freely. Although there are many horses that still run free in the Camargue, there are cowboys — called gardians — who ride the white horses on the beaches and herd black cattle. The piece is in fair overall condition showing some discolouration and fading. The artwork is in its original frame. It is signed by the artist in the lower left hand. Please enjoy the many photos accompanying the listing. Upon request a video will be provided.

About the Artist: Genevieve Gallibert (1888-1978) was a French artist, painter, illustrator, engraver, water-colourist best known for her paintings which often depicted scenes from everyday life and nature. She was particularly skilled at depicting the natural world, and many of her paintings  featured flowers, trees, and landscapes. Gallibert was the official painter of the French Air Ministry and was the widow of Louis Hirschauer (1885-1939), Doctor of Law, head of the Aeronautical Collections department and co-creator of the Aeronautical Museum. Genevieve Gallibert passed away in 1978, leaving behind a legacy as a talented and respected artist. Her work continues to be exhibited and admired by art lovers around the world.

Dimensions with frame:

H 37.5 cm / 14.8"

W 47.5 cm / 18.7"

Dimensions without frame:

H 26 cm / 10.2"

W 36 cm / 14.2"

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