Background Image

Maurice Esteve

The more I feed the canvas, the more she gains authority.

Pic Image Image Image

Maurice Estève was born Le Cher (Culan) in 1904, he died there at 97 years old. He spent the main part of his childhood in his home town with his grandparents. He became very young passionately fond of art, drawing regularly while he was even not 8 years old! He was 10 years old when he discovered Paris, Le Louvre, Delacroix, Corot and Courbet. He started painting at the age of 11. His vocation . . .

10 work(s) available

Rivanoir II
Kiang Tseu
Red and blue
Aix 93

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • « Estève », P. Francastel, Ed Flammarion, Paris, 1956
  • « Estève », J. E. Muller, Ed Hazan, Paris, 1974
  • « Hommage à Estève », Revue XXe siècle, 1975
  • « Rétrospective », J. Leymarie & Y. Peyré, Grand Palais, Paris, 1986
  • « Donation de Monique et Maurice Estève », Musée de Bourges, 1990
  • « Coll. du Musée Estève », M. Prudhomme-Estève, Ed. Musées de Bourges, 1990
  • « Maurice Estève », R. Maillard, Ed. Ides et Calendes, Neuchatêl, 1995
  • « Maurice Estève. Aquarelles », cat. d'expo., Gal. Claude Bernard, 1996
  • « Maurice Estève, Peintures 1929-1994 », Ed. Applicat-Prazan, FIAC, 2015
  • « Maurice Estève », G. Viatte, Ed. Communic'art, 2015
To read from the artist :
  • « Hommage à Maurice Estève », XXème siècle, 1975
  • « Le carnet de guerre d'Estève », F. Chapon, Ed des Cendres, 2012
Website :

More :

Art movements

  • + NON FIGURATIVE ART / 1942-1975 / Jean Bertholle, André Beaudin, Jeannie Dumesnil, Hanna Ben-Dov, Elvire Jan, Charles Lapicque, etc.
  • + SCHOOL OF PARIS / 1945-1960 / Jean Degottex, Georges Mathieu, Nicolas de Staël, etc.
All art movements

See & discover

Beyond works currently in stock, it seemed to me useful to combine business with pleasure by letting you discover others works by artists in my gallery. These artworks, now sold or removed from our website, have been in our stock in the past.

These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier