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'Bouquet with White Jug' by Jacques Petit (circa 1990s)


SKU 0584

'Bouquet with White Jug', oil on board, by French artist, Jacques Petit (circa 1990s). A milk-white pitcher holds a bouquet of richly colourful flowers and their greenery. The image is peaceful and joyful and inspiring all at the same time. Flowers are a major part of Petit's oeuvre. The joy he experiences in painting them is conveyed to the viewer manyfold. What a beautiful piece for your home or workplace. In very good condition. Newly framed with linen slip. Signed 'Jacques Petit' in the lower righthand corner. Upon request, a video of the artwork will be provided. 

About the Artist: Jacques Petit (born 1925), loves colour...and cats. He attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. He was pushed by renowned art critic, George Besson, to exhibit his paintings which he did...all over France, then Europe, Chicago and San Francisco, in Canada and in Japan. World famous museums in Paris, Chicago, Djakarta and so many others have Petit's artworks in their collections. Petit is in his 90s now and still has a brush in his hand, not to feed his ego, but instead, because of his desperate optimism. Petit brings his canvases to his studio, he fusses with them, he tweaks them...he reviews them a hundred times. The canvas must sing. He wants his artworks to make the viewer forget the world's troubles and join another carefree world where only gardens are left along with an explosion of floral colour and the peaceful joy that comes with being with friends (Françoise Desbiez in 'Jacques Petit', Nov 2016). 

Dimensions with frame:

H 55 cm / 21.7"

W 44.5 cm / 17.5"

Dimensions without frame:

H 42 cm / 16.5"

W 32.5 cm / 12.8"