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Bernard Berthois-Rigal


Bernard Berthois-Rigal was born in 1927 in Paris. His style can be described as a cross between surrealism and fantastic realism. His creations are amalgams of found objects and rich pigments which conjure up a make-believe world of Byzantine elegance. Berthois-Rigal began painting at the age of 28, in 1955, without any formal training. He abandoned his artistic career in 1960. Some 12 years later, he resumed painting after one of his paintings was honored and chosen by UNICEF for a greeting card. The following year he held his first exhibition, in Rome. Berthois-Rigal employs a remarkable technique that he has developed in is work using tissue paper, watercolors, gouache, India ink, and in his own terms, “recovery of waste materials.”

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BERNARD BERTHOIS-RIGAL- Original Lithograph "Mystical World II"

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM PST

Estimate $1,200 - $1,500

Current Bid: $850 0 Bids