Henri Richelet facts for kids
Self-portrait by Henri Richelet.
|Died||18 March 2020
|Education||École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris|
|Awards||First Grand Prix of the Casa de Velázquez, Madrid, 1968 (etching category)
Henri Richelet (16 June 1944–18 March 2020), was a French painter. Inspired by the tradition of Caravaggio, or of Georges de La Tour in his Saint Jérôme pénitent. He used dark backgrounds to make livid and pallid flesh of tense, hunched up bodies stand out.
Works in museum collections
- Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile :
- Ne pas toucher : Indian ink on paper (51 x 60 cm).
- Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago, Chile :
- Derniers outrages : oil painting on canvas (100 x 81 cm).
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