Original Eugene Leliepvre (1908-2013) Watercolor and Gouache Enhanced Print. Signed in pencil lower right. Confederate Soldier officer sounding the charge during the American Revolution War.
The painting itself measures (53 cm) 20-7/8 inches tall x (42.5 cm) 16-1/2 inches wide. The original frame measures (55 cm) 21-3/4 inches tall x (45 cm) 17-3/4 inches wide.
EUGENE LELIEPVRE Cavalry painter and painter of elegant
Born in 1908, he experienced the exodus of the Great War and as a child attended the French cavalry charge of the cobbled streets of Lille: There he decided his vocation, military historian.
Eugene Leliepvre - The sun of Austerlitz E. Leliepvre, The sun of Austerlizt, Leliepvre Collection
Official Painter of the Army since 1951, Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1998, specialized in uniforms of the old regime, it now Centennial continues to paint in his studio in Montrouge. Lover of all forms of beauty, the feminine side of his work held in 1940-1970 a significant part of its production. 150 portraits of these ideal love is presented in Elegance, female imagination of Eugene Leliepvre.
Equestrian painter Eugène Leliepvre is also known for its hunts and animal paintings. He was for 40 years the French collaborator Hunter, and illustrated, 23 years on, the Manufrance calendar.
Model maker and figuriniste, it also created numerous dioramas for the Maritime Museum of Paris and fashioned (assisted by his wife) over 300 small mannequins in costumes and equipment of yesteryear. Canada's share of this collection earned him, in 2008, the highest award in North America: "The Star Service Award to distinguished Military Historians of the Company".
From 1960 to 1990, Eugene Leliepvre realized all boards documentation and prototype molds Historex - first plastic brand round hump figurines and parts whose finishing quality equivalent to that of lead figurines.
In a surprising diversity of talent, the motto of this discrete titan is: "Making the best regardless of the past." At a time of balance sheets and in our culture zapping there to charm!
(From Eugeneleliepvre website)
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Original Eugene Leliepvre (1908-2013) Watercolor and Gouache Enhanced Print Painting Signed, Cavalry Officer Charge, Southerner Confederate Flag, American Revolution Civil War