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Biography – Pierre Adolphe Valette [1876-1942]
Valette was an Impressionist artist. He was born in Saint-Etienne in 1876. He studied at Ecole Municipale de Beaux-Arts before coming to England and studding at the Birkbeck Institute. During 1905 he moved to the North West and while working for a Manchester printing company and ecclesiastical decorator studied at the Manchester School of art in the evenings. Later he taught there giving demonstrations. At this time the artist L.S.Lowry became a pupil of Valette showing him new techniques with his impressionistic style.
During 1920 he stopped teaching due to ill health but continued to paint in the Bolton and Manchester area. In 1928 he moved Paris but eventually retired to Blace en Beaujolais and he died in 1942.
He is best known for his Impressionist city views of Manchester and being L.S.Lowry’s teacher. Some of his know paintings are “India House Manchester”, “Hansom Cab at All Saints”, “Albert Square, Manchester”, “Oxford Road, Manchester”, and “Windsor Bridge on the Irwell”.
What did Adolphe Valette paint?
Valette painted Manchester cityscapes, English and French landscapes, Still life, animals, religious paintings, portraits and theatre sets.
How did Adolphe Valette sign his works?
Signed work : A.VALETTE or A.Valette
Did Adolphe Valette work in other media?
He worked mainly in oil and watercolour with some pastels and pencil drawings.
Did Adolphe Valette make prints?
He made some copper plate etchings.
Where did Adolphe Valette sell?
When we buy paintings we see exhibition, sales labels and provenance from The Tib Lane Gallery Manchester, The Perera Collection, Portsmouth City Museum, Salford City Art Gallery, Manchester City Art Gallery, Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams.
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