Composition en grisOil on canvas
28 ¾ in. by 23 ¾ in. W/frame 36 ¾ by 31 ¾ in.
Signed lower right and titled on reverse
Private Collection, California
Le Trianon Fine Art & Antiques
Ramon Pichot Soler belongs to a family closely linked to the arts. His father - Ricard Pichot- and uncle Luis were closely related to music: the first cellist, pupil of Pau Casals, and the second violinist. Closer to the artistic activity, is his uncle Ramon that his pictorial corpus development in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Following the paternal footsteps, he began studying cello, but decided to use plastic to discover his true vocation arts. At that time there lived in Paris i began its formative stage in the current post-impressionist style to which he remained faithful throughout his entire career. Pichot was twenty when he exhibited for the first time. Then, through various exhibitions it will be unveiled in Spain and in Europe. In March 1954 he exhibited at the "Circulo de Bellas Artes" in Madrid and soon his work would be accepted in the United States, in New York. First he exhibited in Trosby gallery in Palm Beach, Florida in 1964 and two years later did the Hammer Galleries in New York with great success, which was repeated several times until 1981.
Victor Hammer writes in a catalog of 1968: "This quality shown in Pichot's nudes are painted on an aura of distant melancholy, the viewer perceives a certain reserve in the discrete presentation of the female form The subjective matter is.. worked as a consciousness that the colors seem more passionate than the attitude of the painter in front of model reveals deep emotion in every hue. the naturalness of Pichot constantly emanates from these naked, we offer a warmth that is reminiscent of Renoir. the made using red tones and accent colors in contrast to the additional objects and background gives the painting a great depth "