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The Metro

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Title -The Metro

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Title -The Metro


Size -882 x 1155 mm.; 34 3/4 x 45 1/2 inches

Medium -Oil on canvas

Year -c. 1955

About the artist

Paris 1920 - 2004 Paris

Lersy was born in Paris in 1920, near the rather rough section of the Place Pigalle. His youth was marked by extreme poverty. Lersy studied art and music at the école des Arts Apppliquà©s. By 1946, when he first exhibited in Paris, Lersy became one of the founders of the School of Paris' New Graphic School. Lersy received the Prix des Amateurs d'Art in 1953, the Shell Prize in 1954 and the Grand Prize of the City of Marseilles in 1953.

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R. S. Johnson Fine Art

"R. S. Johnson Fine Art is celebrating its fifty-ninth year in its spacious Michigan Avenue gallery. The gallery specializes in museum quality works ranging from Old Masters to Impressionism and Modernism. Featured artists include – Dürer, Rembrandt, Piranesi, Goya, Cassatt, Matisse, Léger and Picasso.

Over the decades, R. S. Johnson’s expert staff has produced more than 160 scholarly catalogs and books, ranging from Old Master prints and drawings to the art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These publications are respected internationally for their research and art historical contributions."