Jean-Paul Laurens

Laurens, Jean-Paul

French painter and sculptor (1838-1921). Autograph note signed and monogrammed. N. p. o. d. 12mo. 2 pp. With autograph envelope.
$ 174 / 160 € (89839/BN58729)

For his student René Schüzenberger, announcing a new student in the atélier and asking to relay the news to his fellow students: "Mr Biaari [!] de qui j'ai vu les études ne pensait pas entrer demain? En ce cas faites passer ces mots a vos confrères de l'atelier". On the reverse: "Prière de reçevoir Mr Biarri [!] que je présente à mon atelier". The new student referred to in the note may be the Canadian painter, cartoonist, and animator Raoul Barré. - Jean-Paul Laurens was one of the last French academic painters.

He trained many young artists in his studio and as a teacher at the Académie Julian. René Schützenberger (1860-1916) was a successful Post-Impressionist painter close to the Les Nabis group. - Well preserved..

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