Charles Auguste Edelmann
(1879 - 1950)
Charles Auguste Edelmann was active/lived in France. Charles Edelmann is known for painting.
Biography Charles Auguste Edelmann
Alsacian by birth, Charles Auguste Edelmann is formed in Paris at Maillart's then in the workshops of Gérôme and Humbert. His tastes then orient him, at first, towards a painting of realistic genre inspired by the world of shallows. Radically changing his style, he later turned to two new subjects of predilection: the woman - and in particular the Parisian - and the intimate dead nature, which he tackles in a conception of classicism.
To this evolution of subject also corresponds a change of way. A tendency to simplification in treatment, to a form of abstraction in which light takes on a now preponderant place and where anecdotal detail no longer has its place. At restraint, the sobriety of his compositions responds a luminous painting an
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