Elisabeth de Chérisey
Horse Ride by Elisabeth de Chérisey
- Dimensions: 150 x 100 cm
- Material: oil on canvas
- Original work
Deauville at dawn, racehorses training on the beach...it's all there—the movement, the animals' nervousness, the slanting light, and the silence of dawn...
The artist: Born in 1967, Elisabeth de Chérisey's passion and artistic talent revealed themselves early in life...
Graphic arts diploma in hand, this multifaceted artist started her career creating giant one-of-a-kind ceramics and tableware collections for renown French porcelain manufacturers Bernardaud, Raynaud and Gien, among others. But her true passion is painting. She creates series of paintings, including character studies and horses, that depict slices of life. Her most recent source of inspiration is the forest and its centuries-old trees. Since 2005, Elisabeth's work has been shown in Brussels, London (Royal College of art) and in major galleries on Paris' right bank.
The horse theme: Elisabeth is a skilled rider. From memories of her first rides on Shetland ponies to the giddiness of training racehorses, she tries to recreate the movement, the emotions...