PAINTINGS XXth CENTURY : BERTIN Roger (1915-2003)

BERTIN Roger (1915-2003)

"Street in Paris Montmartre"
Oil on canvas signed low right
Old frame
Dim canvas : 54 X 65 cm
Dim frame : 71 X 82 cm

BIOGRAPHY

French 20th century
Born in 1915 in Paris. Dead in 2003

Painter (gouache) engraver, illustrator, Landscapes, urban-landscapes, animals

Roger Bertin’s Works features in numerous group exhibitions.He became a member of the Société Nationale des Beaux-arts, the salon des indépendants and the Salon d’Automne since 1938. In 1954, his « cockfight » won the prix Pacquement.
From 1955 -1958, his Work was shortlisted for the prix Othon Friesz.
He exhibited at the « Comparaison » (1955-1962), at the Salon « Peintres témoins de leur temps » en 1959. Bertin’s submission « The control tower » was subsequently acquired by Air France. Bertin also produced a series of engraving illustrating Henri de Montherlant’s « Espana segrada

Musées
Musée d’art moderne de Paris
Musée de la Ville de Paris
Musée de Dakar
Musée de Philadelphie

Bibliographie :
Dictionary of artists E.Benezit Vol II/335