Great oil on canvas 24" x 20" by Charles Cobelle 1902-1994.
Born In Alsace Lorraine France in 1902 where he lived and painted into his late 20's. He moved to the United States just before turning 30.
He studied at the University of Munich where he earned his Masters Degree. He then attended L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He became a well known artist and is considered one of the final links to the Open Line School of Paris. Additionally, he studied with Marc Chagall and apprenticed in the studio of Raul Dufy in Menton on the Riviera.
Throughout his long and prosperous career, Cobelle painted his favorite subjects; Paris street scenes, race tracks, regattas and casinos. Cobelle had already become a U.S. citizen before the outbreak of World War II. In the United States his paintings were immediately sought after by galleries and private collectors alike.