series "PORTRAITS n°1"

“Declamation”  n°1

acrylic on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

5000 € 

“It looks like your eyes are covered in steam;

Your mysterious eye (is it blue, grey or green?)

Alternately tender, dreamy, cruel,

Reflects the indolence and pallor of the sky.”

Baudelaire    “Ciel brouillé”

hommage à Lucian Freud huile sur toile 100x100 7900e E1
“Homage to Lucian Freud” 

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

7900 € 

 

“The painter makes real to others his innermost feelings about all that he cares for. A secret becomes known to everyone who views the picture through the intensity with which it is felt.”

Lucian Freud

“man in an undershirt” n°2

acrylic on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

4000 € 
“man in an undershirt” n°1

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

4000 € 

 

“Will you not have pity on my wandering youth,

I crossed the seas to come to you.”

Maxime Du Camp ; Une histoire d’amour (1889)

“Reproduction of a classical drawing” 

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2800 € 

 

“They can cut all the flowers

but you cannot keep spring from coming.”

“Poden cortar todas las flores,
Pero jamás detendrán la primavera”

Pablo Neruda
“brothers enemies” n°1

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2700 € 
“brothers enemies” n°2

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2700 € 

 

Cain and Abel,
Jacob and Esau,
Perez and Zerah,
Romulus and Remus,
Etéocle and Polynice…
as enemy brothers and tragic fates.

For having been deprived of them, how much I envy the appeased siblings, even accomplices.


Benzi
“Colette” 

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2700 € 

 

“There is often more anguish in expecting pleasure than in enduring pain.”

Colette

shepherd” 

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2000 €

 

“You have the watch and I have the time.”

a shepherd in Mali had told a photographer 

“Young man at the Cross”


oil on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

6000 €

 

“Do you come from the deep sky or do you come out of the abyss,

O Beauty! your gaze, infernal and divine,

Confusedly pours benefit and crime,

And for this we can compare you to wine.”

 

Baudelaire  “Hymne à la beauté”

« Vél’d’Hiv raid 1942 »

acrylic on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

3000 €
“Broken Mouth”

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

3800 € 

 

“Who knows if the stranger sleeping under the immense arch*

blending its epic glory with the organs of the past

is not this foreigner who has become a son of France

not by the blood received but by the blood spilled.”

Pascal BONETTI

  • the immense arch is the triumphal arch of the Place de l’Etoile in Paris where the tomb of the unknown soldier is located.
“face”

oil on canvas  (59 x 39,38 in)

8000 €

“to have Experience the world without being jaded,
to be innocent without being naive,
to know everything without taking anything for granted,
know the value of everything and the price of nothing.”

Edmund White

“handsome”


acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

3800 € 

“The weather at its most beautiful
Likes to make an affront,
And will know how to fade your roses
How he wrinkled my forehead.”

Pierre Corneille

“the Inquisitor”

acrylic on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2300 € 

“The same course of the planets
Rules our days and nights
I’ve seen what you are ;
You will be what I am.”

Pierre Corneille

“half-breed in profile”

acrylic on cardboard  (40,55 x 40,55 in)

1900 €

“The value of existence is sometimes measured by the risk of losing it.”

unknown
“dreamer”


acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

3000 € 

“Yes, I am the dreamer; I am the comrade. 
Small golden flowers from the wall that is decaying, 
And the interlocutor of the trees and the wind. 
All this knows me, you see. I have often, 
In May, when the scent is strong, the branches are swollen, 
Conversations with the wallflower flowers. “

Victor Hugo
“worried young man”

oil on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

4500 €

“You think it’s all over, but then there’s always a red throated bird that starts to sing.

Paul Claudel
“Amy Winehouse” n°1

acrylic on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2500 €
“Amy Winehouse” n°2

acrylic on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2300 €

“They tried to make me go to Rehab
But I said no, no, no”

Amy Winehouse “Rehab”

“If you could see my heart as well as my face,
You would see him bloody, pierced a thousand times,
All burnt, cracked, you would be without my voice.
Forced to mourn me, and break your rage.”

Agrippa d’Aubigné

“portrait of a boxer”

oil on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2700 €
“anonymous portrait”

oil on canvas  (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2700 €

“I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a hammer for five dollars: if you hadn’t eaten for two days, you would understand.”

Jack Dempsey heavyweight world champion.

“I’m getting lost now that you’re away from me mom.”

Mike Tyson   heavyweight world champion.   

“Bad memories, yet welcome.

You are my distant youth.”

Georges Courteline

“Boy George”

oil on canvas   (39,38 x 39,38 in)

2000 €

“I’ve felt this love I felt this pain
I felt this heartache too
I came so close but no one knows
The love I felt for you”

Boy George ” Something Strange Called Love”