The Basque Country According to Ramiro Arrue

La Gazette Drouot
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Ramiro Arrue will once again be leading the selection of Basque painters, with several works honoring the men and women of his beloved country. Ramiro Arrue (1892-1971), Saint-Jean-de-Luz, le retour de pêche(Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Returning Fisherman), oil on canvas signed, (83 x 54 cm, 2.7 x 1.7 ft). Estimate: €60,000/80,000 By choosing a vertical composition, the spectator finds himself at the level of the characters with geometrical forms, presented at mid-body; the fish is placed in the center of this painting, in which the painter plays with his favorite colors, blue and white. In the background, people who have visited the Basque region will

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