Charles Levier, French (1920-2003)
Throughout the world his paintings are to be found in countless private and public collections by the highly successful French painter, Charles Levier. Among those who are collectors are Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Adlai Stevenson, Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Prince and Princess Poniatoski, Mrs. Dan Topping, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Martin and many others.
He was born in 1920 of a french father and American mother in Corsica. He held a fascination with color and form that led him, at age seventeen, to the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs for private studies. World War II came along and Levier served in the French Army in North Africa, later becoming Liaison Officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic Services.
Coming to America, to live, he divided his time between the USA and France, preparing for his first on-man show, which took place at Galerie Constantine, in Lyons in 1949, followed by an American debut in Los Angeles in 1950. The year 1955 found him exhibiting at the Galleries de Colisee in Paris and then returning to America where an old friend, Dr. Lilienfeld of Van-Diemen, Liliefeld Gallery in New York City began to present his paintings.
“Nude with Flowers”
Oil on board
26.5 x 10.5 inches
Hand Signed lower right, Excellent Condition, Framed with Glass
Available for sale at
Meyer Fine Art gallery
in Little Italy, San Diego, CA