Andree Descharnes (1923-1976)
Paintings and Drawings

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Lemons and Silver 1972, oil on canvas, 10" x 8"

2 lemons, one with cut spiral peel, in composition with silver dish, goblet and pearl handled knife. Anamorphic self-portrait of artist in reflection of goblet. Painted in Croton, New York.

Pirouette Cookies and Pears 1968, oil on canvas, 10" x 8"

Geometric composition with "Pepperidge Farm" pirouette cookies, cut pears and danish oil flask. Painted in Croton, New York.

Flowers in a Vase 1970-71, oil on canvas, 18" x 23 3/4"

Boucquet of tulips and various other flowers in a glass vase, painted from life, (as were all of Descharnes works), in the manner of the Dutch seventeenth century masters. Painted in Croton, New York.

Roses 1962, oil on canvas

One of the first still-lifes, part of a series, painted in Nice, France, with roses cut from the garden.

Flowers and Fruit 1971, oil on canvas, 15" x 18"

Painted at "Les Perrieres", Descharne's family home in Nevers, France, using garden flowers and fruit.

Toast and Wine 1964, oil on canvas

"Melba" toast, glass of red wine and green glass jar. Painted in Croton, New York.

Blueberries oil on canvas

Grapes oil on canvas

Garlic 1972, pen and wash on paper, 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Braid of garlic on a ledge, study for unfinished painting.

The Rome Sketchbook

A sketchbook Andree Descharnes began while living in Trastevere, Rome, in 1972.

Bread 1972, ink on paper, 7' x 9 1/2"

Artichokes 1972, ink on paper, 7 x 9 1/2"

Eggplants 1973, ink on paper, 7" x 9 1/2"

Tangerines 1973, ink on paper, 7" x 9 1/2"

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