Description: A Modernist village scene, signed and dated for 1955 at the lower right.
Dimensions: 10 3/4″ x 13 3/4″, the frame 17 1/4″ x 20″.
Stella Mertens was born in 1896 and moved to Paris in 1916. She lived there with her husband, also an artist, who is both her mentor and her most demanding critic. Sharing her studio on the boulevard Pereire in Paris and her house in Antibes , she produced a succession of original paintings.
Her paintings have been exhibited in France, the United States and Denmark. The artist died in 1986.