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The illustrators of La Gazette du Bon Ton

Pierre BRISSAUD (1885-1964)

Pierre BRISSAUD (1885-1964)Pierre BRISSAUD (1885-1964)
Pierre BRISSAUD
(1882-1932)
Illustrator of La Gazette du Bon Ton


Cousin of illustrator Bernard Boutet de Monvel who also worked for the Gazette du Bon tone, Pierre Brissaud received his training in the studio of Cormon at the Fine Arts, with André-Edouard Marty.



He began to be known by exposing for the first time at the Salon d'Automne in 1907 but his reputation took a real boom until 1912 when he began working at the Gazette du Bon tone nascent.

His style is detached from that of his colleagues, resolutely turned towards the Art Deco Brissaud, he was inspired by children's book illustrators like Randolph Caldecott British and enhances the same way the contours of his figures of supported a black line. In the Gazette, it symbolizes the creations of Louise Chéruit by flat colors supported, ranging from a warm orange in Happy hunting! In pastel colors and fresh in I am lost . In his work applied colors, Deputy Brissaud a special concern for light and a set of chiaroscuro giving an intimate and singular in his scenes.

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