Did Marlene Dietrich, Mistinguett, Sarah Berhnard, Joséphine Baker, Cécile Sorel, Tino Rossi and a few billionaires of the American jet set, like Ms Picha-Eisenstein, have one thing in common? Jean-Dominique Van Caulaert... From the post-war period to the end of the 1950s, this painter signed the portraits of Tout-Paris, then celebrities from New York, where he stayed half the year. He enrolled at the Brussels Academy of Arts, Then he worked as a poster artist for the theater and the cinema, notably with Marcel Pagnol. He died in Montmartre, at the Villa des Arts. His style, elegant and fluid, is illustrated in the great tradition of portraitists of this happy time.
Height 110 cm x Width 90 cm with the "Montparnasse" moulded frame.
Light deterioration at top left-hand corner on canvas.
Signature: Signed and dated lower left