Richard Bellias
French 1921-1974
Les Bles
Oil on canvas
47 by 37 in. w/frame 54 by 44 in.
Signed lower right


The painting was dedicated to Mr. And Mrs. Snitow

Inventory Number: Art B8
1950-present European Landscape Period 1950-Present Modernist

See Artist Bio below.

Richard Bellias
French 1921-1974

Richard Bellias was born in Paris in 1921 and died in 1974. He studied at the Acadamies libres in Paris. He was a student of Othon Friesz at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere and a student of the sculptor Robert Wlerick at the school of Arts Appliques. In 1946 Bellias met Edouard Goerg a great influence on his knowledge of color and technique. In 1957 and 1959 he was awarded first prize at the Salon for young painters. Bellias had his own exhibitions in 1951 at the Monique de roote Gallery in Paris, the Cardo Gallery in 1956, Jean-Claude Bellier Gallery in 1960 and many others in France and abroad.

Member: The Autumn Salon, Salon of Independent Artists, Salon of Young Painters, The School of Paris, The Tuileries Salon

Museums and Exhibitions:

Modern Art in Paris, Lille, Poitiers