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Gaston Balande

 (1880 - 1971)
Gaston Balande was active/lived in France, Spain.  Gaston Balande is known for landscape, seascape, portrait, nude and allegory painting.

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Gaston Balande


Gaston Balande was a painter, watercolourist, and illustrator of a wide variety of subjects including landscapes, portraits, nudes and allegorical subjects.  Though born in Madrid he lived the majority of his life in northern France and Paris before taking a position as curator of the Musee des Beaux Arts in LA Rochelle.

At the turn of the century, and after the first World War, in what is considered his "dark" period, he painted scenes of social realism with a sombre palette.

A trip to Belgium, Spain and Italy in 1912 changed the course and the sombre colours were replaced with a freshened palette and a refined Post-Impressionist style.  From 1945, he devoted himself to painting landscapes and flo  ...  Displaying 750 of 1175 characters.



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About  Gaston Balande

Born:  1880 - Madrid, Spain
Died:   1971
Known for:  landscape, seascape, portrait, nude and allegory painting