Pierre Grisot
( French, 1910 - 1955 )

L'Atmosphère des Courses

( The Racing Atmosphere )
Inventory # 51246

Original gouache on paper.

Dimensions: unframed: 11 3/4" x 8 1/4"
framed: 19 1/2" x 16 1/2"

Pierre Grisot was born in Paris in 1912. He first worked as an engineer. later changing his career to study at the École des Arts Décoratifs and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He first exhibited his work in 1942 and later participated in exhibitions with Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy and Villon. Grisot also traveled abroad to exhibit with the school of Paris in Belgium, Sweden, Germany, as well as in the United States. Grisot's work was shown at the Salon d'Automne, the Salon International de Monaco, the Salon des Peintres Français and the Art College in San Francisco. He lived in Paris and on the Côte d'Azur, where he painted this gouache "Atmosphère des Courses" at the racetrack in Cagnes-sur-Mer.

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