Vintage risque bohemian semi-nude lady in her boudoir oil on canvas painting entitled "One Summer Morning" by Susanne Laurendeau a well known artist in France and Quebec. Professionally framed and signed lower left with sticker and title on the back. I have only been able to find two examples of her work for sale which are still life paintings which are the last two photos; priced at $4,500.00 and a smaller one at $1,600.00
CONDITION: Excellent vintage, ready to hang
SIZE: 24 x 30 inches - 39 x 33 inches with frame and box should be around 43 x 47 inches packaged
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Artist Suzanne Laurendeau 1942 - 2016 a native of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec
Ms. Laurendeau studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Quebec in the early 1960s. Training in model and stained glass at the École de Chartres influenced her painting, which stood out with well-defined contours. She also learned stained glass from the master glassmaker, Olivier Ferland.
In 1993, the Biennale de Paris recognized the quality of work by awarding it the Palme d'Argent.
Suzanne Laurendeau holds a grand prize from the Society for Studies and Conferences of Quebec, and her paintings appear in various institutional and public collections, such as the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and that of Social Affairs of Quebec.
In 1994, one of her works "The Little Fish" was chosen to illustrate the cover page of the Reader 's Digest Selection. The following year, it was around the company Québec-Téléphone to select one of her works, this time to illustrate the cover page of his telephone directories.
Her works are part of numerous private and public collections, including those of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Bombardier, the Ministries of Justice, Culture, Social Affairs and Hôtel de Ville de Sainte-Foy.
Painter of emotions, Ms. Laurendeau used mixed techniques where acrylic and oil come together. "When she approaches a painting, Ms. Laurendeau knows how her characters will look, the space they will occupy, their clothes, the colors that will emerge from her palette," we could read in July 2008 in an article that Le Placoteux dedicated to this artist.
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