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    PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, M. CHABAL DELAMS, OPENED THE 15TH ANNUAL "PAINTERS, WITNESSES OF?

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    PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, M. CHABAL DELAMS, OPENED THE 15TH ANNUAL "PAINTERS, WITNESSES OF THEIR TIME" PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES EXHIBITION AT THE GALLIERA MUSEUM IN PARIS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). THIS YEAR THE THEME WAS "THE FRENCH".

    THE PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES DEPICTED A WIDE RANGE OF FRENCH LIFE: BIRTH, MARRIAGE, OLD AGE, RECREATION, CEREMONY AND NOTED DIGNITARIES IN FRENCH LIFE.

    ONE OF THE MOST GRAPHIC PAINTINGS BY PARISIAN CARZOU SHOWED TWO FRENCH SOLDIERS ON THE BEACH AT DUNKIRK WITH RESCUE VESSELS ON THE WATER AND GERMAN AIRCRAFT STRAFING FROM ABOVE. THE WAR THEME WAS NOT PROMINENT AT THE EXHIBITION BUT VERSAILLES ARTIST YVES BRAYER CARRIED IT FURTHER WITH HIS STUDY: "JULIETTE M... AT HER WINDOW DURING THE LIBERATION OF PARIS".

    JEAN COMMERE OF PARIS, HAD A SOMBRE APPROACH TO A WEDDING DAY WITH HIS CANVAS: "SUZETTE C.. MAIRE DE PLESIS-FEU-AUSSOUS," SHOWING A BRIDE AND GROOM SEATED PENSIVELY AT A TABLE IN A REGISTRY OFFICE.

    NUDITY AND MOTHERHOOD WERE PROMINENT AMONG THE SCULPTURES. BUT GEORGE OUDOT STRUCK A PATRIOTIC NOTE WITH HIS BUST OF THE REPUBLIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9GHENEN3KBKQ9Z2O7G2QMU4BE
    Media URN:
    VLVA9GHENEN3KBKQ9Z2O7G2QMU4BE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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