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Yves Brayer

Yves Brayer

France • Born in: 1907

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Classically-Inspired Illustrative Artists

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Black and White Portraits

Born in 1907 in Versailles and died in 1990 in Paris, Yves Brayer spent most of his childhood in Bourges. When he moved to Paris in 1924, he studied at the Academy of Montparnasse and at the School of Fine Arts. From his first years of studies, he exhibited his work at the Salon d'Automne and at the Salon des Indépendants. He then obtained a scholarship by the state which allowed him to go to Spain, where he made a major discovery, the work of the big masters at the Museum of Prado. He never stop travelling all throughout his life, always keeping Paris as his homeport. Yves Brayer's approach is undertandable in the historical context in which he evolved. He belongs to a group of artists who between the two wars, needed to keep a strong link with reality, hence the pictorial trends that emerged at the beginning of the 20th century. If the artist can not be attached to any particular movement, he approaches the New Realism movement. His work which goes through the twentieth century is marked by richness and diversity. Painting was his first love. He has a real fascination for mediterranean landscapes, of a pure and wild nature. Particularly, landscapes of Provence and Camargue, which is like a Garden of Eden for the artist. In parallel to his activity as a painter, he designed sets and costumes for the opera, practiced illustration, engraving and mural decoration. His particular exhibitions has built him a name in numerous countries such as France, as well as in other countries in Europe and in the United States. The National Library presented "Yves Brayer, Engraver" in 1977 for its seventieth anniversary, and the Postal Museum dedicated an exhibition to his work for the publication of a stamp he was asked to do in 1978. The Museum Yves Brayer was inagurated in 1991 in Baux-de-Provence.
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Our recommendations Yves Brayer, L'Escorial, Painting

Yves Brayer

L'Escorial, 1959 28 x 21 cm Painting

€1,500 €1,275

Our recommendations Yves Brayer, Ecurie à Cacharel, Print

Yves Brayer

Ecurie à Cacharel, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Our recommendations Yves Brayer, La Masque, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

La Masque, 1943 24 x 18.5 x 0.3 cm Fine Art Drawings

€860

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 30 x 21 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Le Château de Tarascon, Painting

Yves Brayer

Le Château de Tarascon, 1962 26.8 x 20.7 cm Painting

€1,750 €1,488

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 28.5 x 24 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 31.5 x 24 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Our recommendations Yves Brayer, La tour Eiffel, Print

Yves Brayer

La tour Eiffel, 1985 48 x 66 cm Print

€1,100

Yves Brayer, Quand les mystères sont très malins IV, Print

Yves Brayer

Quand les mystères sont très malins IV, 1973 20.5 x 30.5 x 0.1 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Quand les mystères sont très malins III, Print

Yves Brayer

Quand les mystères sont très malins III, 1973 18.5 x 30.5 x 0.1 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Quand les mystères sont très malins II, Print

Yves Brayer

Quand les mystères sont très malins II, 1973 18 x 30.5 x 0.1 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Quand les mystères sont très malins, Print

Yves Brayer

Quand les mystères sont très malins, 1973 22.5 x 30.5 x 0.1 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Scène de corrida, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Scène de corrida, 1966 24.4 x 31.3 cm Fine Art Drawings

€800 €680

Yves Brayer, Le balcon, Print

Yves Brayer

Le balcon, 1933 32.8 x 24.2 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Chevaux au bord de l'étang, Print

Yves Brayer

Chevaux au bord de l'étang, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Yves Brayer, Le repos des cavaliers sur la plage, Print

Yves Brayer

Le repos des cavaliers sur la plage, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Yves Brayer, Barque au petit Rhône, Print

Yves Brayer

Barque au petit Rhône, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Yves Brayer, Troupeau dans les Alpilles, Print

Yves Brayer

Troupeau dans les Alpilles, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Yves Brayer, La cabane gardiane, Print

Yves Brayer

La cabane gardiane, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

€400 €340

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 31 x 23.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 31 x 23.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 31.5 x 23.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Au Cabaret, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Cabaret, 1935 30.5 x 23.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€550 €468

Yves Brayer, Au Grand Radeau, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Au Grand Radeau, 1966 20.5 x 29.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€750 €638

Yves Brayer, Vincente Escudero, Fine Art Drawings

Yves Brayer

Vincente Escudero, 1929 31.2 x 23.5 cm Fine Art Drawings

€2,300 €1,955

Yves Brayer, Plaza de toros, Painting

Yves Brayer

Plaza de toros, 1959 20 x 23 cm Painting

€1,500 €1,275

Yves Brayer, Jardin japonais, Print

Yves Brayer

Jardin japonais, 1974 40.5 x 50.5 x 0.2 cm Print

€400

Yves Brayer, Paysage montagneux, Print

Yves Brayer

Paysage montagneux, 1977 40.5 x 51 x 0.2 cm Print

€400

Yves Brayer, la loge de Serge Lifar, Print

Yves Brayer

la loge de Serge Lifar, 1941 38 x 28 cm Print

€175 €149

Yves Brayer, Danseuse au canapé, Print

Yves Brayer

Danseuse au canapé, 1941 38 x 28 cm Print

€175 €149

Yves Brayer, Chevaux se battant, Print

Yves Brayer

Chevaux se battant, 1954 28.5 x 32 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Rue à Soho, Londres, Print

Yves Brayer

Rue à Soho, Londres, 1968 28.5 x 30 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Paysage de Castille, Print

Yves Brayer

Paysage de Castille, 1948 28.5 x 32 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Les bords de l'Allier, Print

Yves Brayer

Les bords de l'Allier, 1952 27.5 x 28 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Athènes, Print

Yves Brayer

Athènes, 1933 28.5 x 32 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Cabane en Camargue, Print

Yves Brayer

Cabane en Camargue, 1965 24 x 31 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Manade en Camargue, Print

Yves Brayer

Manade en Camargue, 1973 29 x 37 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, Paysans mexicains, Print

Yves Brayer

Paysans mexicains, 1966 33 x 24 cm Print

€250 €213

Yves Brayer, L'atelier des costumes, Print

Yves Brayer

L'atelier des costumes, 1941 38 x 28 cm Print

€175 €149

Yves Brayer, Le bar des artistes, Print

Yves Brayer

Le bar des artistes, 1941 38 x 28 cm Print

€175 €149

Yves Brayer, Le conteur arabe, Fez, Print

Yves Brayer

Le conteur arabe, Fez, 1927 30 x 34.5 cm Print

€200 €170

Yves Brayer, La tente de l'Emir, Maroc, Print

Yves Brayer

La tente de l'Emir, Maroc, 1928 31 x 34 cm Print

€200 €170

Our recommendations Yves Brayer, Ruines d’Ostie, Painting

Yves Brayer

Ruines d’Ostie, 1958 50 x 65 x 5 cm Painting

€9,800

Yves Brayer, Chevaux en campagne, Print

Yves Brayer

Chevaux en campagne, 1972 63.5 x 54 cm Print

€320

Yves Brayer, Lithographie originale de Yves Brayer, Print

Yves Brayer

Lithographie originale de Yves Brayer, 1907 54 x 57 x 0.3 cm Print

€250

Yves Brayer, Scène galante, Painting

Yves Brayer

Scène galante, 1967 28 x 22.2 cm Painting

€1,500 €1,275

Yves Brayer, Parfum exotique, Print

Yves Brayer

Parfum exotique, 1933 33 x 24.2 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Les deux amies, Print

Yves Brayer

Les deux amies, 1933 32.4 x 23.8 cm Print

€850 €723

Yves Brayer, Figures de ballet, Print

Yves Brayer

Figures de ballet, 1941 38 x 28 cm Print

€175 €149

Yves Brayer, Le champ d'oliviers, Print

Yves Brayer

Le champ d'oliviers, 1973 49.5 x 64.5 cm Print

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Who is the artist?

Born in 1907 in Versailles and died in 1990 in Paris, Yves Brayer spent most of his childhood in Bourges. When he moved to Paris in 1924, he studied at the Academy of Montparnasse and at the School of Fine Arts. From his first years of studies, he exhibited his work at the Salon d'Automne and at the Salon des Indépendants. He then obtained a scholarship by the state which allowed him to go to Spain, where he made a major discovery, the work of the big masters at the Museum of Prado. He never stop travelling all throughout his life, always keeping Paris as his homeport.Yves Brayer's approach is undertandable in the historical context in which he evolved. He belongs to a group of artists who between the two wars, needed to keep a strong link with reality, hence the pictorial trends that emerged at the beginning of the 20th century. If the artist can not be attached to any particular movement, he approaches the New Realism movement. His work which goes through the twentieth century is marked by richness and diversity. Painting was his first love. He has a real fascination for mediterranean landscapes, of a pure and wild nature. Particularly, landscapes of Provence and Camargue, which is like a Garden of Eden for the artist. In parallel to his activity as a painter, he designed sets and costumes for the opera, practiced illustration, engraving and mural decoration.His particular exhibitions has built him a name in numerous countries such as France, as well as in other countries in Europe and in the United States. The National Library presented "Yves Brayer, Engraver" in 1977 for its seventieth anniversary, and the Postal Museum dedicated an exhibition to his work for the publication of a stamp he was asked to do in 1978. The Museum Yves Brayer was inagurated in 1991 in Baux-de-Provence.

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What is Yves Brayer’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Famous Illustrators, Classically-Inspired Illustrative Artists, Contemporary Illustration, Black and White Portraits

When was Yves Brayer born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1907