Lamotte’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.
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Private collection, Florida, for many years (collector worked for several Palm Beach, Florida, families and was gifted the painting as part of a severance package)
- (top stretcher in black marker) N° 22 La Marchande de Violettes
- (on frame at top and right, in black marker) 25F
- (on stretchers, partially torn, unknown source) Artist: BERNARD LAMOTTE / Title: 22. La Marchande de Violet—(torn)
- (handwritten in ink on piece of masking tape on frame) LE (sic) MARCHAND (sic) DE VIOLETTES