Saturday, July 20, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists, with footnotes, 55

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
LES CHAMELIERS/ THE CAMEL RIDERS
Oil on canvas
73 x 92 cm
Private collection

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and died the November 23 , 2014 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 





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Sunday, July 7, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artist Jean-François Arrigoni Neri, with footnotes, 56

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
LES JOUEURS DE DAMES/ CHECKERS PLAYERS
Oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm
Private collection

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and dead the November 23 , 20141 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 





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Saturday, June 29, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists, with footnotes, 54

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
FANTASIA DANS LE SUD MAROCAIN 
FANTASIA IN SOUTH MOROCCO
Oil on canvas
65 x 50 cm
Private collection

Fantasia is a traditional exhibition of horsemanship in the Maghreb performed during cultural festivals and to close Maghrebi wedding celebrations. "Fantasia" is an imported name, the actual traditional term used is lab el baroud.


The performance consists of a group of horse riders, all wearing traditional clothes, who charge along a straight path at the same speed so as to form a line, and then at the end of the charge (about two hundred meters) fire into the sky using old muskets or muzzle-loading rifles The difficulty of the performance is in synchronizing the movement of the horses during acceleration of the charge, and especially in firing the guns simultaneously so that one single shot is heard. The horse is referred to as a fantasia horse and are of Arabian, Andalusian or Barb stock. More on Fantasia 

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and dead the November 23 , 20141 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 





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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists in the Nineteenth-Century, with footnotes, 53

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
 UN MOUSSEM DANS L’ATLAS 
A MOUSSEM IN THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS 
Oil on canvas
65 X 81 cm
Private collection

The Tan-Tan Moussem is an annual gathering of more than thirty tribes from southern Morocco and other parts of Northwest Africa in Tan-Tan, a town in south-western Morocco. In traditional Berber culture, a moussem is "a type of annual fair with economic, cultural and social functions."


This Moussem was first held in 1963 to "promote local traditions and provide a place for exchange, meeting and celebration". It is said to have been associated with Mohamed Laghdaf, a Saharan leader who fought the French and Spanish colonizers for decades, died in 1960, and was buried near Tan-Tan. The gathering was banned by the authorities in 1979 due to security concerns, but was revived again in 2004 with the help of UNESCO and the Moroccan Ministry of Tourism. Originally it was held in May, but is currently held every December. More on the Moussem

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and dead the November 23 , 20141 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 





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Saturday, May 25, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists in the Nineteenth-Century, with footnotes, 52

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
LES CAVALIERS MAROCAINS / MOROCCAN RIDERS 
Oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm
Private collection

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and dead the November 23 , 20141 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 





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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists, with footnotes, 51

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
LE RETOUR DU KSAR/
ON THE WAY BACK TO THE KSAR 
Oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm
Private collection

Ksar, is the North African term for "Berber castle", possibly loaned from Latin castrum. The term generally refers to a Berber fortified village. The counterpart of Maghrebi ksar in literary Arabic, qaṣr, means "castle" or "palace".

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri , born in Paris on March 28 , 1937 and dead the November 23 , 20141 is a  French painter , illustrator , engraver and lithographer.

In 1951, at the age of 14, he entered the Estienne 2 School from where he graduated in 1955 with the Prix Cortot d'Engraving. After working for ten years as an engraver, he became an illustrator for various Parisian advertising studios. In 1963 in Ivry-sur-Seine , on the occasion of one of the first exhibitions in which he participated, the National Directorate of Fine Arts in Paris bought him a canvas (marine, representing the port of Lorient).

In 1969, he worked as an independent illustrator. For more than twenty years, he directed advertising campaigns for French brands or major sporting events. 

In the mid -1980s , he gave up his job as an illustrator to devote himself entirely to painting and made portraits, still lifes, seascapes and landscapes, paintings on the theme of jazz or sport and more particularly on the Orient, he is cited as one of the French orientalist painters. More on Jean-François Arrigoni Neri 

Jean-François Arrigoni Neri
Detail, LE RETOUR DU KSAR/
ON THE WAY BACK TO THE KSAR 
Oil on canvas
65 x 81 cm
Private collection

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

01 Painting by the Orientalist Artists in the Nineteenth-Century, with footnotes, 50

Continental School, 19th Century
A rider approaching an oasis encampment, 19th Century
Oil on canvas
28" x 36 1/2"
Private collection


The Continental School, 19th Century comprised a group of artists active in this region in the period. Works identified as being by this group appear regularly at auction.

Orientalism is a term that is used for the depiction of aspects in Middle Eastern cultures. It refers to the works of the Western artists on Oriental subjects, produced from their travels in Western Asia, during the 19th century. Depictions of Islamic "Moors" and "Turks" can be found in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art. A creative apprehension of a completely different world with its own laws, customs, special attitude towards life and death, love, feelings, and beauty. Wikipedia/Yana Naumovna Lukashevskaya



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