Logo Auktionshaus Stahl

The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour

René-Pierre Joseph Creston (St-Nazaire 1898 - Etables-sur-Mer 1964)


The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour

Lot-No. 551

Proceeds : 4.700 €


Oil/canvas, 73 x 92 cm, lo. le. sign. R. Y. Creston 31. - René Yves Creston is one of the pseudonyms of the artist. - After a wreckage in 1931 the cruise ship St. Philibert was refloated by the Hamburg Bugsier AG as cargo ship. The painting was given as a present to the captain of the recovering ship. - French painter, graphic artist a. ethnologist, studied painting in Paris 1916-21 under F. Cormon, temporarily he worked as a sailor, in 1933 he accompanied an expedition to Greenland as painter, as a result he worked as ethnologist at the Paris Musée d'Homme, he supported the culture of Brittany a. published a standard work on its traditional costumes, Brittany was also the place where he foung most of his motifs. - Mus.: Brest, Quimper, Rennes, Saint-Brieuc. - Lit.: Saur, Bénézit.

back

René-Pierre Joseph Creston: The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour


René-Pierre Joseph Creston (St-Nazaire 1898 - Etables-sur-Mer 1964)

The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour

Lot-No. 551

Proceeds : 4.700 €

Print

Oil/canvas, 73 x 92 cm, lo. le. sign. R. Y. Creston 31. - René Yves Creston is one of the pseudonyms of the artist. - After a wreckage in 1931 the cruise ship St. Philibert was refloated by the Hamburg Bugsier AG as cargo ship. The painting was given as a present to the captain of the recovering ship. - French painter, graphic artist a. ethnologist, studied painting in Paris 1916-21 under F. Cormon, temporarily he worked as a sailor, in 1933 he accompanied an expedition to Greenland as painter, as a result he worked as ethnologist at the Paris Musée d'Homme, he supported the culture of Brittany a. published a standard work on its traditional costumes, Brittany was also the place where he foung most of his motifs. - Mus.: Brest, Quimper, Rennes, Saint-Brieuc. - Lit.: Saur, Bénézit.

The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour