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Roger Bissiere

Painting is not a job. We only paint when Grace falls upon us.

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Roger Bissiere was born in 1886 in Villeréal (Lot-et-Garonne, France). He was 17 years old when he began painting-by instinct. From 1905 until 1910, Bissiere studied to the Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux. Then he went to Paris and was a pupil of H. Gabriel Ferrier. From 1912, he worked as a journalist and hold account-returned exposures for the Parisian weekly magazine “


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  • 4 work(s) available

    Wood of autumn
    Le verger
    Green and orange
    Yellow and black...

    Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

    Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
    *« C. R. 1886-1964 », 3 Vol., I. Bissière & V. Duval, Ed. Ides & Calende, Neuchâtel, 2001 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

    Bibliographic track & more

    to read about the artist :
    • « Bissière », Max-Pol Fouchet, Le Musée de Poche, Ed. G. Fall, Paris, 1955
    • « Bissière », Dora Vallier, Ed. Galerie Jeanne Bucher, 1962
    • « Bissière, journal en images », F. Mahey, Ed. Hermann, 1964
    • « Bissière », D. Abadie, Ed. Ides & Calende, Neuchâtel, 1986
    • « Bissière, le rêve d'un sauvage... », cat d'expo, Musée Picasso, Antibes, Ed. RMN, 1999
    • « Bissière », S. Lemoine & autres, Ed. Ides & Calende, Neuchâtel, 2000
    • « Bissière », Daniel Abadie, Ed. Ides et Calendes, 2002
    • « Bissière, pense à la peinture », S. Raymond, Ed. Fages, 2004
    • « Bissiere », Robert Fleck, Ed. IAC, 2010
    • « Bissière, figure à part », I. Bissière et B. Ceysson, cat d'expo, Ed. Fage, 2014
    To read from the artist :
    • « Ecrits sur la peinture 1945-64 », Ed. Le temps qu'il fait, Cognac, 1994
    • « Roger Bissière », Col. Paroles d'artistes, Ed. Fage, 2014
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    Art movements

    • + CUBISM / 1907-1925 / Robert Delaunay, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Dufresne, Jacques Lipchitz, Jean Metzinger, etc.
    • + PURISM / 1920-1927 / Marcelle Cahn, Otto Gustav Carlsund, etc.
    • + SOCIAL REALISM / 1920-1950 / André Fougeron, Otto Griebel, Amédée de la Patellière, etc.
    • + LYRIC ART, ABSTRACT, TACHISM / 1950-1960 / Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, etc.
    All art movements

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