'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)
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'The Family' by Raymond Debiève (1984)

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Raymond Dèbieve

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'The Family', gouache on fine art paper (1984), by Raymond Dèbieve. In a clear nod to Picasso's influence both stylistically and in terms of subject matter (Picasso painted nearly 40 works with this theme), Dèbieve painted this warm tribute to motherhood and family life. The mother embraces her young daughter with a sweet kiss on the head. The family dog wags his tail underneath and father is walking through the door of the house in the background. In good overall condition. Newly framed and glazed with anti-reflective glass. Signed in the lower right hand and dated 3-9-84. Please enjoy the many photos accompanying this listing. Upon request a video may be provided.

About the Artist: Raymond Dèbieve (1931-2011), was born, along with his twin brother, Michel, in the North of France near the border with Belgium. Their parents, of humble origins, noted a talent for drawing and art in both of the boys and encouraged them in that direction. Unfortunately the boys were separated during the war years but reunited afterwards. They attended the School of Fine Arts in Valenciennes after WWII where they were awarded successive 1st prizes in the Concours de Encouragement à l'Art. Raymond not only painted but was a gifted sculptor of metal works as well. In 1960 he exhibited, with great success, a series of very colourful paintings at the Galerie des Flandres in Lille, France and later in his career in Paris and Switzerland. Primarily with respect to his portraits of women, Raymond was undeniably influenced by Picasso. At the same time, he has managed to forge a distinct style which is much admired and now collected. In 1962  Dèbieve relocated to Provence with his family where he continued to create and exhibit art until his death in the town of Orange in 2011. Since then, Dèbieve's star has been on the rise and his works more and more in demand internationally. 

Dimensions with frame:

H 43 cm / 16.9"

W 34.5 cm / 13.6"

Dimensions without frame:

H 31 cm / 12.2"

W 23 cm / 9.1"

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