At the Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, he already painted the skies as Rubens did, an exercise that allows one to understand questions of transparency, opacity, superimposition of materials and colors. He entitled this first part of his life "The possibility of painting". In the second part, "The pleasure of painting", he granted himself the right to paint all subjects, landscapes, genre scenes, portraits...
He was fascinated by Vermeer's The Girl with the Pearl. It is for him the quintessence of the masterpiece, for its timelessness. He never stops painting it to try to pierce the mystery of its look.
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