Francine Van Hove

Born in: 1942

France

Biography

Francine Van Hove draws and paints young women. Her models search together with the artist the best poses that they must hold for hours. Preparatory drawing sessions enable the painter to capture the casual gesture as well as its graphic and sculptural qualities.

Under an apparent simplicity, her everyday life scenes keep a kind of mystery. In a safe place, unconscious or unconcerned by their own beauty, young girls let themselves enjoy laziness or everyday pleasures: reading, having tea, daydreaming or sleeping. Sometimes pensive, other times melancholic, they forbid us the access to their inner life and stay in a way elusive. Francine Van Hove's work reflects a feeling of impossibility of communication and a saving loneliness, as a retreat deliberately chosen to be protected from the noise of the world.

Influenced by Greek sculpture, Flemish painting and the Italian Renaissance, Francine Van Hove seeks to perpetuate the classical tradition of painting: her refined work brings a sensation of wonder through the play of light, the rendering of the textures and the richness of details. Her skillfully modelled bodies impose a dreamy harmony through the perfection of their confident gestures.

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  • Painting Portrait

  • Painting Nudes

  • Painting Everyday life

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  • Drawing Portrait

  • Painting Oil

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Francine Van Hove, Etude pour Karen au banc, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour Karen au banc, 2008
56 x 76 cm
Drawing

2 500 €

Francine Van Hove, Le Petit Kougelhopf, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Petit Kougelhopf, 2015
50 x 50 cm
Painting

9 500 €

Francine Van Hove, Le Dos de Caro, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Dos de Caro, 2016
77 x 57 cm
Painting

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Francine Van Hove, L'Oiseau Papier, Painting

Francine Van Hove

L'Oiseau Papier, 2017
30 x 60 cm
Painting

8 000 €

Francine Van Hove, Narcisse, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Narcisse, 2016
50 x 65 cm
Drawing

2 000 €

Francine Van Hove, Julia au verre, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Julia au verre, 2016
65 x 50 cm
Drawing

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Francine Van Hove, Etude pour Le Petit Clocher, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour Le Petit Clocher, 2008
50 x 65 cm
Drawing

2 000 €

Francine Van Hove, Le Marque-page, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Marque-page, 2013
60 x 73 cm
Painting

13 000 €

Francine Van Hove, Un rêve, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Un rêve, 2013
46 x 65 cm
Painting

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Francine Van Hove, Les deux belles, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Les deux belles, 2012
92 x 73 cm
Painting

17 200 €

Francine Van Hove, Etude pour "Les Bas noirs", Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour "Les Bas noirs", 2010
77 x 57 cm
Drawing

2 500 €

Francine Van Hove, Les Guêtres, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Les Guêtres, 2010
65 x 81 cm
Painting

15 000 €

Francine Van Hove, Etude pour "Jour et nuit", Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour "Jour et nuit", 2008
66 x 102 cm
Drawing

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Francine Van Hove, Un peu de rouge, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Un peu de rouge, 2011
50 x 65 cm
Painting

11 000 €

Francine Van Hove, La petite lampe 1930, Painting

Francine Van Hove

La petite lampe 1930, 2008
54 x 81 cm
Painting

13 000 €

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YIA Art Fair #11 Paris
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YIA Art Fair #09 Brussels
From April, 19 To April, 23 2017
Bruxelles - Belgium

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From March, 17 To April, 2 2016
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