VALERE-BERNARD

"TWILIGHT"

OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED

FRANCE, C.1900

65 X 45 INCHES


Valère-Bernard

François Marius Valère-Bernard French ,

He was born on 1 August 1860, in Marseilles, France.

He died 8 October 1936 in Marseilles.

He was a painter, sculptor, engraver and a poet,

He did figure compositions, nudes, portraits, and landscapes.

François Marius Valère-Bernard was a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1882 . He learned etching from Félicien Rops. In 1888 he settled in Marseilles where he founded the magazine Zou together with the Marseilles poet Louis Astruc. Valère-Bernard published several novels.