Isabelle Du Toit
Isabelle Du Toit is active/lives in Texas, Quebec / France. Isabelle Du Toit is known for animal, wildlife, botanical.
Biography Isabelle Du Toit
Isabelle du Toit's approach to painting is sensitive both in style and subject matter. Her meticulous depictions of solitary animals ask the viewer to consider the plight of nature in the face of man's encroachment. Du Toit's skillful paint handling suggest the tactile detail of Holbein while her attention to the nuances of light and shadow evokes Caravaggio's dramatic chiaroscuro.
Isabelle du Toit's grandmother, Simone Rouaud Guignan, has been a great source of inspiration to the artists since childhood. Recalls du Toit, "She painted on porcelain, and made me aware that we were surrounded by colors that we do not take the time to see. I sign my work Rouaud in memory of her."
Isabelle du Toit was born in Stra
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