| Art Listing Details | Make a Private Bid
d'ART ID#: 130740
Length: 19.00 IN (48.26 cm)
Height: 26.00 IN (66.04 cm)
Depth: 0.00 IN (0.00 cm)
Framed: N
Year Created: 0
Media Types:
Paper , Reproduction
Style & Subject:
Floral , Landscape , Post Impressionism
Submitted by ClicArt
Artist's Discussion Forum

Live chat by Boldchat

Gilles Labranche
Chez la Mere Michel
Gilles Labranche
Limited Edition Prints - US $167.00

Have you found this art piece for sale at a better price?
If so, please tell us where in the comments section.

Use this form to make a private (only will see it) bid for this art piece. There is no guarantee we will accept less than the posted asking price.

* Make a Private Bid:   $US

This bid includes shipping fees.
Please reply with shipping fees.

* Your Name: 

Please provide this information to help estimate actual shipping cost.
Who sees this?
* Your City: 
* State/Province/Region: 
* Zip/Postal Code: 
* Country: 

Include additional comments or questions below:

Seller Comments...

"Chez la Mere Michel" by Gilles Labranche

A Limited Edition Giclee on Paper
Paper size: 19 x 26
Image size: 15 x 22.5

"Please call 866-FINE-ART (866-346-3278) for additional information."
"Availability/Prices subject to change."

Gilles Labranche

Gilles Labranche started by painting his own neighbourhood of Saint-Henri, then other areas of Montreal, before expanding his horizons to include other regions and towns in Quebec.He paints in an abstract as well as a naive style. Labranche has long been recognized as a winter painter.He used to paint snowstorms, with their mixture of violence and peacefulness - the howling wind, the falling snow, the pedestrians battling the elements as they struggle to reach their destination.Now he paints exteriors and facades - houses, stores, restaurants, boutiques, sidewalk cafes.His paintings are extremely precise. His brick and stone houses are bathed in a shimmering light that brings out the warm colours associated with nature in the fall.Under the glow of this light, Gilles Labranche makes the brick and stone, even the wood of the windows and doors, literally vibrate by playing with shadows to give depth and relief."Right now I play a lot with shadows and light.I paint the atmosphere and feelings that the stone and brick evoke."
In his paintings, he recreates the early morning atmosphere of inner-city neighbourhoods, when everyone is still sleeping and the streets are desert.He seems to capture that brief and unique moment when time is microcosm and even though each house contributes to the overall urban scene, none loses its individuality.

Not logged in. log in now...
© 2012 Terms of Use.