LOUIS-GEORGES ALATERRE

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Biography and Exhibitions

Louis-Georges Alaterre was born in Chateaudun (Eure-et-Loire), French school. Student of Cormon, he has his studio at Montparnasse, 9 rue Falguière (15th) in 1923. He exhibits at the Salon des Independants in 1926 and 1938 and became a member of the Association of French Landscapers. Perpetual member of the Salon des Artistes Français, he also exhibits regularly at the Salon d'Automne in Lyon. Painter of the neo-realistic School of Return to Order, Louis-Georges Alaterre paints the regions of Lyonnais, Haute-Loire, Aveyron and Provence. His perspectives and plans are reminiscent of the Master of this movement André Dunoyer de Segonzac, even if his pictorial treatment differs. A serene look at the service of a personal interpretation, but always objective and lucid.

Perpetual member of the Salon des Artistes Français, he exhibited:

1911: Death of Werther and Rest

1936: Gothic bridge at Espalion

1937: Auvergne

1938: Those of the Mountain

1939: The Man with the Yoke

1940: Landscape

1941: Middle Ages

1942: Auvergne Landscape and Still Life

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