'Woman Carrying Watermelon' by Jacques Segal (circa 1970s)
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'Woman Carrying Watermelon', pencil and watercolour on fine paper (circa 1970s), by Jacques Segal (b. 1933). A delightful depiction of a young woman, probably from North Africa, where the artist traveled extensively. On her head she carries a wooden bowl of sliced watermelon of lively greens and reds with a backdrop of a deep blue Mediterranean sky. A charming yet captivating work of art that promises to bring a smile to your face and fill that niche in your home of office that has been empty for so long. This piece is in the original frame with new mount and glaze and is in excellent vintage condition. Signed: 'Jacques Segal' over the artist's official caché. A video clip of this work may be provided upon request.
About the Artist: Jacques Segal was born in Paris in 1933. He is a painter, drawer and graphic artist. He studied graphic art for advertising at the School of Applied Arts in Paris. Under the tutelage of well known artists in their own right, Segal also studied oil painting, watercolours, crayon and pastel works mostly on the subjects of landscapes, still lifes, seascapes, portraits and the human form. He is also well known among artists in the field of Orientalism. His works have been exhibited internationally as well as at the Salon d'Automne in Paris and in galleries in several French cities and towns. In addition, Segal's works have been the subject of many articles and publications such as the Sunday Times of London. Appearing in many auctions at the renown houses, Segal's works have an international following of loyal collectors.
Dimensions with frame:
H 38 cm
W 33 cm
Dimensions without frame:
H 29.3 cm
W 25 cm