FINE ART INVESTMENTS SINCE 1978
Émile Auguste Renault, better known by his pseudonym Malo-Renault, was a French pastelist, color engraver and illustrator. He was born in Saint-Malo on October
5, 1870 and died in Le Havre on July 19, 1938.
Since childhood he started drawing frequently. Auguste Lemoine (1848-1909), a drawing teacher at the college of Saint-Malo from 1883 to 1903 inspired him to draw
from nature and in colour. Under the direction of Auguste Lemoine, Malo-Renault experimented with etchings.After completing his Bachelor of Arts, Malo-Renault
went on to study architecture in Paris as a Stéphane Pannemaker student at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs.It was only after his marriage in 1897
with Honorine Tian (1871-1953), known as Nori Malo-Renault, a student of etcher Géry-Bichard, that Malo-Renault began his engraving career with the support of his
wife for the development of color prints, in particular in Le serpent noir by Paul Adam. Between 1903 and 1928 he participated in many exhibitions at the Salon of
the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, where he was a member from 1910. It is a representative of the art nouveau style with a Japanese influence.
Title: "Cinq Heures Rue de La Paix"
*Signed LL *Very rare
Medium: Original Drypoint Etching and Aquatint
Limited edition: Unknown
Sheet size: 21.63" x 15.75"
Image size: 14.88" x 11.25"