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Francine Van Hove

Born in: 1942

France

Emergent Artist

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

  • Drawing Everyday life

  • Painting Oil

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Francine Van Hove, La petite lampe 1930, Painting

Francine Van Hove

La petite lampe 1930, 2008
21.3 x 31.9 inch
Painting

$15,906

Francine Van Hove, Narcisse, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Narcisse, 2016
19.7 x 25.6 inch
Drawing

$2,447

Francine Van Hove, Etude pour Karen au banc, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour Karen au banc, 2008
22 x 29.9 inch
Drawing

$3,059

Francine Van Hove, Les pieds dans le soleil, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Les pieds dans le soleil, 2016
29.5 x 41.7 x 0.1 inch
Drawing

$6,118

Francine Van Hove, Le Petit Kougelhopf, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Petit Kougelhopf, 2015
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Painting

$11,623

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

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour "Les Bas noirs", 2010
30.3 x 22.4 inch
Drawing

$3,059

Francine Van Hove, Les Guêtres, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Les Guêtres, 2010
25.6 x 31.9 inch
Painting

$18,353

Francine Van Hove, La Sieste de Juliaz, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

La Sieste de Juliaz, 2016
19.7 x 25.6 inch
Drawing

$2,447

Francine Van Hove, Tchin-Tchin, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Tchin-Tchin, 2016
19.7 x 41.7 inch
Drawing

$3,671

Francine Van Hove, L'Oiseau Papier, Painting

Francine Van Hove

L'Oiseau Papier, 2017
11.8 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$9,788

Francine Van Hove, Les deux belles, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Les deux belles, 2012
36.2 x 28.7 inch
Painting

$21,044

Francine Van Hove, Un peu de rouge, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Un peu de rouge, 2011
19.7 x 25.6 inch
Painting

$13,459

Francine Van Hove, Le Marque-page, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Marque-page, 2013
23.6 x 28.7 inch
Painting

$15,906

Francine Van Hove, Etude pour Le Petit Clocher, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Etude pour Le Petit Clocher, 2008
19.7 x 25.6 inch
Drawing

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Francine Van Hove, Julia au verre, Drawing

Francine Van Hove

Julia au verre, 2016
25.6 x 19.7 inch
Drawing

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Francine Van Hove, Le Dos de Caro, Painting

Francine Van Hove

Le Dos de Caro, 2016
30.3 x 22.4 inch
Painting

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