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Painting (ROUBAIX)


  • From 14.10.2017 au 07.01.2018

Robert Pougheon (1886-1955) was a prolific and eclectic painter and illustrator, with an equal talent for landscapes, portraits, still life and large-scale decoration, be it sacred or secular, private or public.
La Piscine museum in Roubaix has a leading collection of his work. The cornerstone of this collection is a great canvas entitled Le Serpent (The Snake; a fantasy), which was exhibited at the Salon of the Society of French Artists in 1930. In relation to this deposit by National Museum of Modern Art (MNAM) in1990, La Piscine is presenting and publishing a selection of the most beautiful drawings from this exceptional collection of more than 1,050 works on paper.