Posts Tagged ‘ecole des beaux artes’

Artist of the moment…..Demetre Chiparus


Demetre Chiparus was born in Dorohoi, Romania in the year 1886. Chiparus is renown for his sculptures of figures, mainly women, that capture the Art Deco movement.

Chiparus went to study art first in Italy and then ventured to Paris, France where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Artes.

Some influences the artist had included the reliefs and decorations found with dead leaders of old Egypt such as the great Tutankhamen.

The artist sometimes incorporated marble in his sculpture works.



Here we view a great montage of works by Dimitri Chiparus:


Dimitri Chiparus passed away in 1947.

Price range information: Works range from $20,000 to $250,000.


This artist captured the essence of the women of the Art Deco period with exquisite style. A viewer can imagine any of these women doing the Charleston or dancing on stage at any moment.


Artist of the moment……Jules Emile Zingg

Jules Emile Zingg was an French painter born in Montbeliard, France in the year 1882. His father was a maker of clocks. As a young man the boy often drew and also studied the production of clocks. As a youngster he painted peasants and farm scenes.

For his artistic education Zingg attended the Ecole des Beaux Artes first in Besacon, France and then Paris, France.

Jules Emile Zingg passed away in 1942.

Zingg is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art located in Paris, France.

price range information: Works range from $3,000 to $40,000. Zingg painted in watercolors and oils.