Fireworks of bright green and yellow palm fronds burst above elegant vacationers in Jean-Gabriel Domergue’s “Cote d’Azure.” A French Art Deco painter, Domergue (1889 – 1962) began as a landscape painter and student of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec before achieving fame painting coquettish nude and semi-nude women. The self-proclaimed inventor of the pin-up, numerous celebrities posed for him including Gina Lollobrigida and Brigitte Bardot.
Jean-Gabriel Domergue(1889 – 1962) was a French Art Deco painter who credited himself with being the inventor of the pinup. A student of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Domergue was a landscape painter before achieving fame painting coquettish nude and semi-nude women. Numerous celebrities posed for him, most famously Brigitte Bardot. He also created travel ads to entice the leisure crowd to the world’s most elegant locations.
This art print was created using a sophisticated digital printer. The Giclee printing process delivers a fine stream of archival ink on archival paper, resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display.