5th Mar, 2024 11:00

20th/21st Century Art

  Lot 23 §


Still Life with Fishes
signed 'C. Venard' (lower right)
oil on canvas
38 x 61 cm. (15 x 24 in.)
Painted circa 1947

The Estate of Edith Bortin
Their Sale; Sotheby's, New York, 7 March 2001, where purchased by the present owner.

Venard's compositions often feature robust shapes and exaggerated forms, creating a sense of tension and balance within the frame. Through his mastery of texture and color, Venard's still life works resonate with a timeless charm, inviting viewers to explore the beauty and complexity found in the simplicity of everyday objects such as the fish depicted in the present example.

Sold for £4,250

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