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"Une Fillotte" Oil Painting by Roger Etienne

"Une Fillotte" Oil Painting by Roger Etienne

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Depicting a big eyed girl with fiery auburn hair and white and yellow flowers, this vintage painting has an interesting medium. It was rendered in oil on board with original newspaper applied to the subject. It is signed by the French artist, Roger Etienne, in the lower right corner and dated 1969 Paris 6eme.
Circa 1969, this original artwork is in very good condition with light surface wear, appropriate for age.

Roger Etienne was born in Paris in 1923 and is a well listed and popular French impressionist who worked in a variety of media, oil, gouache, pastel and or charcoal, some of his paintings are a collage with pieces of French newspaper incorporated in them.
He painted landscapes, pictures of wide eyed children, nudes, and clowns. The Internet has revealed that he had worked at Pablo Picasso's Workshop, and Marc Chagall may have commissioned him to do work for the Paris Opera House. Reportedly he has had work in museums in Paris, Zurich and Brussels. Etienne lived and was active in both France and the USA.

PERIOD: 1960-1969
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 28.25" Width: 23.25" Depth: 1.5"
MATERIAL: Canvas, Paper, Wood
CREATOR: Roger Etienne (Painter)

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