Lamotte traveled extensively and carefully recorded his observances in sketches and photographs, which provided the bases for his canvases. His mastery of light and sensitivity to subtle gradations of tone create indelible impressions of a particular time and place. The artist’s versatility and personal vision earned him impressive recognition from France to Japan. Representation at galleries in New York, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Paris and Tokyo exposed his work to a varied audience, and resulted in sales to both public and private collections. An artist whose magnetism captivated his generation, Lamotte reveals in his fluid sketches a whimsical, witty approach. His paintings are infused with his own charm and good humor.