Gérard Depardieu’s Leroys Reveal a Master of Material

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Gérard Depardieu’s soon-to-be-auctioned collection includes many works by Eugène Leroy (1910-2000), an artist who appealed to the actor with his unique paintings that are part figurative, part abstract but always moving. Eugène Leroy (1910-2000), Paysage à la fenêtre (Landscape in the Window), 1976, oil on canvas, signed lower right, 100 x 81 cm/39.37 x 31.88 in.© adagp, Paris, 2023Estimate: €30,000/50,000 Gérard Depardieu owns more works by French artist Eugène Leroy than any other artist: 23 paintings, seven etchings and a sculpture. Many of them, such as Paysage à la fenêtre (Landscape in the Window, seephoto), were acquired in the 2000s from Dr. Philippe Laloy, whom he met

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