SMALL FRAMED STILL LIFE PAINTING BY STEIB

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Small 20th century still life oil on board of a glass of wine, toast and a cork.
Signed by the artist, Jos Steib to the lower right.
In a gilt frame.

About the Artist: Joseph Steib [1896-1966]
Joseph Steib was born in 1898 in Mulhouse. He trained in visual arts at the Mulhouse drawing school in the years 1925-1926. Before the war, he earned a good reputation as aa miniaurist painter by sketching genre scenes and illustrating Alsatian legends. During the thirties, he participated in the Salon of French Artists in Paris

His major work, Le Salon des Rêves , produced during WWII, is a protest against Nazism

Wrapped and hidden behind the walls of his apartment because of the risks they represented for him and his wife Rosa, the paintings from the Salon des Rêves were later exhibited. They were dispersed after the death of his widow in 1981.

Joseph Steib died in Brunstatt in 1966,

Circa: 20th Century

Origin: France

Dimensions: 21cm h x 17cm w x 2.75cm d including frame [Painting16cm h x 13cm w]


Condition: Excellent condition

Ref: 5257

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