Albert Brenet (1930-2005)


Albert Brenet is a reporting painter, born in 1903, he died in 2005; he went around the world for seventy years. Peintre de l’Air in 1936, Peintre de la Marine in 1954, peintre de l’Armée de terre in 1959, he multiplied subjects and works with rare conscience and strength. He had a talent for skilfully painting details within a colourful and lively ensemble… Among his gouaches and drawings, we can find French countryside, mountains of the Tyrol, the burning sands of Tunisia, Spain, the mysteries of Japan and his own bestiary which offers spirited sketches of lions, tigers and horses!