(1914 - 1990)
Robert Paul Sivard was active/lived in District Of Columbia / France. Robert Sivard is known for illustrator, photo-real genre.
Biography Robert Sivard
Robert Sivard: A Period Painter of Character Studies and Historic Buildings
There is a story, probably apocryphal, about a novelist who started writing because he wanted to learn to type. There is another story, probably true, about an artist named Sivard, who started to paint because his wife wanted a souvenir picture of Paris.
Robert Sivard was born in New York in 1914, studied art at Pratt Institute, the National Academy of Design, the Academie Julien in Paris, and worked for some years as a commercial artist and art director. In 1949 he moved to Paris with a job as director of visual information for the United States Embassy. After Sunday-painting his first 'souvenir,' a French grocery store, Sivard
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