Violon Éternel

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• Artist : Maryse Casol
• Sennelier Oil on Cotton Canvas
• Canvas : Bambino Gianfrancesco
• 28" x 22" - 72 cm x 56 cm
• Signed Casol at the bottom right
• 2006
• Made in Canada
• Studio photo of the artwork : Daniel Charpentier
• Photos of the cards : Mickaël Casol
• Photos Buonanotte : Daniel Bernard


Your Painting

Make your home or office legendary, buy now your Maryse Casol painting Violon Éternel!

Painted by Maryse Casol in 2006, using Sennelier oil made in Paris, France at 3 Quai Voltaire facing the Louvre (painting of choice by the greatest artists since 1887, such as Degas, Cézanne and Picasso) , on a custom cotton canvas, mounted on a frame in linden wood made by Bambino Gianfrancesco, owner of Les Cadres et Moulures Majestic, one of the best Italian artisans in the world.

Graduate from the Istituto Tecnico Settore Tecnologico school in Campobasso, Mr. Bambino was also a Track and Field Champion in Europe in the 1960s before coming to Canada!

"Linden wood is the best and most solid, ordinary canvases are usually mounted on pine (lighter wood with knots, that deforms over time due to changing climatic conditions)" : Maryse Casol.



The Voyage


2018 - 2020
From October 2018 to January 2020, your painting Violon Éternel was exhibited at the Maison Christian Faure, Canada's #1 French pastry shop and central destination of the community to enjoy a café and croissants downtown Montreal, at 1225 rue de Maisonneuve Ouest.

That same year in 2018, Violon Éternel by Maryse Casol was printed as a thank you card, and sold online on MaryseCasol.com and in Montreal at the Maison Christian Faure, at the HEC Montreal business school, and soon after at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts boutique!


2013
In November 2013, the Google office in Paris contacted Maryse Casol to invite her to be part of their new Google Open Gallery, an online destination, where art fans can discover and see the works by famous artists with a new powerful zoom technology. A month later, the Violon Éternel painting by Maryse Casol was featured at the Google Open Gallery, now known as the Google Arts and Culture Institute.


2007
Mickaël Casol, son and art dealer of Maryse Casol, after graduating from the HEC Montreal business school in May, going to France with Desjardins to visit the banks in Paris and Strasbourg, visit his family and explore the French Riviera in the summer, and go for a weekend in a Range Rover to New York City with his friends in September, organized with his fiancée Noriko Emen, a Maryse Casol art exhibition at the Ristorante Buonanotte in Montreal, Canada, inviting the elite of the city, such as Gary and Grace Oberman, Michael and Yolanda Page, lawyer Pierre Saint-Aubin of BCF, athlete Nordine Taleb and international model Daniel Bernard, on December 4, 2007.

Your Violon Éternel painting was part of that 7 works exhibition, where the Maryse Casol guests could also enjoy the paintings Rêveries, Melodia Gitana, Cerisiers en Fleurs, Fado Romantique, Roses et Lys and Murmure de Cithare.


2006
2006 was a great year! Maryse Casol, challenged by her son Mickael to paint a new theme, different from her landscapes and still lives, created a new collection honouring music. In total, 5 new paintings were created, including: Melodia Gitana, Hiver à Paris, Violon Éternel, Caresses and Murmure de Cithare. The following year in 2007, Maryse Casol continued with the theme of music and produced Fado Romantique, Musique des Sphères, and Roses et Lys. All major and important pieces now of your Casol collection. Why was 2006 great to you?!



Provenance

  • Maryse Casol, Montreal, Canada.

Exhibitions

  • Maison Christian Faure, 1225 Boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal, Canada, From October 2018 until January 2020.
  • Ristorante Buonanotte, Montreal, Canada, December 4, 2007.

Publications

  • Casol Cards, sold worldwide with MaryseCasol.com. Since 2018.
  • Google.com/opengallery , From December 2013 to 2014, Paris, France.
  • KasserRassu.com Gallery, from 2010 to 2017, Marbella, Spain.
  • Maryse Casol, Buonanotte Art Film by Jennifer Daoust, 2007.
  • MaryseCasol.com, since 2006.


Philosophy

Violon Éternel is imbued with chromatic musicalities, forms and rhythms reflecting sensitivity, beauty and femininity, values expressed by the symbolism of its compositional elements. The violin, with its airy, voluptuous and captivating musical tones, lifts us towards a mystical state. It moved and inspired the greatest musicians, painters, poets and writers, and touched the most sensitive beings since the Renaissance. The vase, with its shape, the grace of its curves and its function as a receptacle, is a feminine symbol containing the elixir of life. The flowers represent beauty, aesthetics, vitality, fertility, purity, spirituality and elevation.


Colours

Green symbolizes the regeneration and awakening of life. It is the colour of hope, strength, longevity and immortality. Red is the colour of passion and the principle of life. Bright red is the image of ardour and beauty, while dark red represents the mystery of life. Yellow is the warmest of colours. It symbolizes sacredness, the golden light, and eternity. In "Violon Éternel", the yellow surrounding the vase and the flowers expresses the sacred aspect of the woman.


"The artwork is a lyric poetry reflecting all the beauties of the being and the universe" : Maryse Casol.



Theory

In classical-modern art, the artwork is subject to a composition-rhetoric. There are several forms of compositions, the main ones being 1) the horizontal, 2) the classic diagonal, 3) the frontal diagonal, 4) the pyramidal, 5) the vertical, 6) the narrative, 7) the horizontal narrative, 8) the narrative horizontal and 9) the frontal horizontal, each carrying a deep iconographic sense.

The composition of the artwork shown here, Violon Éternel, is a frontal horizontal, made in post-Fauvism.

In a frontal horizontal composition, the protagonist element is placed at the edge of the composition, preceded by a minimal spatial entry. The elements are positioned vertically, but expand horizontally. When you want to express something of importance, you use the horizontal frontal. In this case : the symbol of femininity, vitality, sensitivity and spiritual transcendence which are preponderant.

Fauvism is an art movement whose evolution spread out only from 1903 to 1910, but which is the substrate of modern art. The word "fauve" is used for the first time by the art critic Louis Vauxcelles, during the Salon d'Automne of 1905 at the Grand Palais in Paris, who exclaimed: "Donatello among the wild beasts!" (with reference to the 2 sculptures in marble by Albert Marque in Renaissance style, standing among these Fauvist paintings), seeing the works of the painters, in pure and vivid colours on exhibition by Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Maurice de Vlaminck, Kees Van Dongen, Charles Camoin and Jean Puy.

Fauvism expresses the sense of looking at oneself : ontos. (ref. definition of onto: Element, from the Greek ôn, ontos "being". Colour translates into a search for oneself. It is ontocolorism.

Fauvism art deconstructs nature to mould it according to the individuality of the painter. It is symbolized and exalted by colours. The space is combined by the chromatic exaltation and the eradication of perspective.

The eradication of perspective by raising the horizon line in the work is a way of expressing the present time (presentism). The truncation of some elements is a very important parameter, allowing to express the kinetics-temporal (movement in time), and kinetics-light effects (movement of light which becomes the subject). Hence, in the Maryse Casol painting Violon Éternel, the combination of movement, time and light, is the principal subject of the work.

The expressive power is created by the purification of the flat shapes, the exuberance of colour, and the simplicity of large deconstructed spaces.


"Art is transcended only in the synthesis of its simplicity" : Gustave Moreau.






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Maryse Casol

Famous for Giving You Summer All Year Around! Maryse Casol liberates you in a constant Joie de Vivre, with vibrant colours, exotic landscapes, blazing still lives and neo-abstract paintings, inspired from the generous sun of the South of France, numerous journeys around the world, and the different cultures of it's people.

On a second, and deeper level, experience freedom with Maryse Casol by discovering the theory of fine arts, conjugated with concepts of philosophy such as life, wisdom and transcendence.

Enjoy pure spaces, simplicity of the form, greatness of the colour, and iconography, offering you moments of joy and peace, perfect to create modernity and a warm boldness, in your home, office or museum!


The Story
Born in Libourne, France in 1957, of Italian father and French mother, Maryse Casol always wanted to discover the world, which she did and came back with treasures, art that will be given from our children, to their children, in a tradition that was embraced many centuries ago.


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Casol Art Exhibition at the Buonanotte


Maryse Casol art exhibition at the Buonanotte in Montreal, Canada on December 4, 2007, film by Jennifer Daoust featuring the music Come My Way by David Lopera, Jossef Hennessy, Mickaël Casol, James Enrique, Carlo Simeone and Antonio Diverdis.





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