Lot 251

Lucien Delarue, Rooftops with Trees, Oil on Canvas

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Property from a private collector St. Simons Island, GA


Lucien Delarue (French, 1925-2011), Rooftops with Trees, Oil on Canvas, signed lower right , depicting a view of rooftops with trees in foreground, in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 18 in. x 21 in.

Lucien Delarue was born 1925 in Paris and is known for his watercolor cityscape and still life paintings. Delarue studied at the studios of Grande Chaumiere, Paris as a student of Maitre Yves Brayer and began taking part in exhibitions very early in his career. He won first prize and the Vermeil-Medaille at the Salon Violet. Delarue also received medals at the Salon of Vincennes, the Salon of Clichy in 1973, the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1974 and at the "Arts-Sciences-Lettres" exhibition in Paris. In the 1970s, Delarue's work was exhibited at the Museum of Ile de France in the chateau of Sceaux, and in other exhibitions in New York and in San Francisco. He is a member of the Salon des Artistes Francais and of the French Watercolor Society, and his paintings can be found in numerous private and public collections and have even been purchased by the municipalities of Paris and Clichy.

Measurements: Height: by sight 12 1/2 in. x Width: 15 3/4 in.


Good condition, losses to frame.