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Robert FALCUCCI 1900/1989 - Landscape - French School of the twentieth

Name : Landscape
Period : XXe century
School : French
State : Good condition
Matter : Oil on canvas
Sizes : 54 cm (l) x 63 cm (h) x (p)

Robert FALCUCCI 1900/1989 - Landscape - French School of the twentieth


Robert Falcucci 1900/1989

Born April 10, 1900 passed away May 13, 1989 and a painter and illustrator, poster designer and French. He was born in Châteauroux (France) of Joseph, from the village of Verdèse in Castagniccia (Corsica) and Solange Fabulet, Berry. He died at his home in Saint-Aubin.

In 1903 his father, a postmaster, was appointed to Saint Aubin Châteauneuf (Burgundy). He was transferred in 1911 to Héry (Bourgogne) to facilitate transportation to Auxerre where the young Robert was educated at the Lycée Paul Bert. He was introduced to drawing and painting by Cécile Cavaillé-Coll (1854-1944), granddaughter of the famous organ builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll (1811-1899), painter and draftsman. In 1919, he completed his military service in Paris.

Released too late for his military service, he can not compete at the School of Fine Arts. However, it is received at the Galleries of Fine Art and admitted to the Ecole Normale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. He meets Emmanuel Cavaillé-Coll (1860-1922), brother of Cecilia, designer and renowned watercolorist, he teaches him the demands of the trade.

In 1924, he married Odile Ginioux with whom he had seven children.

From 1923 to 1927, he worked for the car manufacturer Renault, he directed many advertising pages in magazines especially Omnia and Automobilia. In 1927, he signed the Renault-page color magazine L'Illustration of 14 June 1927.

He works for the couturier Paul Poiret (1879-1944) in 1928. He signed several commercials under the pseudonym Wurci in Pan luxury directory for industries and luxury shops. Later, he worked for ABC magazine published by Paul Poiret.

In the 1930s, it illustrates the Monte Carlo Rally of the program (1931) and a poster PLM Antibes-Juan les Pins (1937).

In the 1940s, working on the illustration R. Hervouin "Guynemer legendary hero" (1944) and the work of P. Riber, "The weighted" and "Open arrow" (1945) and "Colomba" editions of Mérimée Barry (1946). In 1948, he worked as a painter of the army.

In the 1950s, he decorated the first Caravelle. Then in 1960, he designed the decorations for the Boeing 707.

He realizes the monumental statue of the Sacred Heart Chapel Saint-Pierre (crypt) in Montmartre (1960). He designs the official program of the Cannes Film Festival in 1967.

In the 1970s, he moved to Saint-Aubin-Château-Neuf (Burgundy) after the restoration of an old abandoned road that now bears the name is "Lane Falcucci".

In the 1980s, painter of the army, he was chosen to create the cover of the official program of the National Day on 14 July.

The Basilica of St. Pius in Lourdes (Hautes-Pyrenees) is decorated with a set of Gemmaux makes its models (1985).

His work is characterized by a mastery of light. Its brilliant colors know soften up a gray and muted range.

His talent is multifaceted and it deals with as much ease small canvases that major wallboard.

Official painter of historical service of the armies, he paints a portrait of Generals and Marshals. But his inspiration subjects are many, from the naked Christ on the cross, for bouquets where his palette explodes. In landscapes, he creates an atmosphere all its own by playing with light and colors.



Signature: FALCUCCI below
Artprice Source: Paris to record sales in Me Chambelland- Giafferi in 1990-6000 euros.
Period: 20th French School
Technique: Oil on canvas - original canvas and chassis - good condition
Format: with frame 63 x 54 cm - 24.8 x 21.3 inches - without frame 55 x 46 cm - 21.7 x 18.1 inches
Frame: In new gilded wood frane - very good condition


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