ANDRE FIRMIN REGAGNON
ARLEQUINO AND COLUMBINA
Oil on Canvas
23⅞ x 18⅛ Inches
Signed Lower Right
Andre Firmin Regagnon first studied with Jules Adler and, from 1926, exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Français where he received an honorable mention (1929), a silver medal (1930), and gold medal (1931). In 1933, he was awarded the Prix National and, in 1937, a Silver Medal at the Exposition Internationale. A notable mid-century painter of genre scenes and figurative works, Regagnon exhibited widely and with success and was the recipient of numerous prizes and juried awards. The artist is well-listed in all relevant art reference works.
Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Vol. 11 p. 513; Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Kunstler, Vollmer Supplement, Vol. 4, p. 34; Davenport’s Art Reference Guide, 2009/10 Edition, p. 2104; et al.
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