Paul RebeyrolleTrout 1956

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Artist
Paul Rebeyrolle (1926‑2005)
Title
Trout
Truite
Date 1956
MediumOil paint on wood
Dimensionssupport: 797 x 1222 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1957
Reference
T00116
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Paul Rebeyrolle born 1926

T00116 Truite(Trout) 1956

Inscribed 'Rebeyrolle' b.l.
Oil on panel, 31 3/8 x 48 1/8 (80 x 122)
Purchased from Marlborough Fine Art (Knapping Fund) 1957
Prov:With Marlborough Fine Art, London (purchased from the artist)

Painted at Eymoutiers (Haute-Vienne) in the autumn of 1956 at the same time as several landscapes and the portrait 'Two Peasants'. It was the last of a fairly numerous series of trout paintings, five of which were included in his exhibition at the Maison de la Pensée Française in Paris in May 1956.

This picture represents a trout in the water. It is seen half lying on the bed of the river; a bed of sand and gravel (the artist in letter of 28 August 1958)… (read more)

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