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Paintings from the movie “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” at Galerie Joseph

Galerie Joseph, the specialist in the rental of art galleries in Paris, hosted from September 20 to 22 the exhibition of works by Hélène Delmaire for the film “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”. This Céline Sciamma film tells the story of love between a painter trying to draw a portrait of his model. Thus, exciting adventures imbued with creativity and art characterize this feature film which was released theaters September 18.

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”, a flaming canvas

The audience of the film was able to admire all the portraits and sketches of the film at Galerie Joseph, the specialist in the rental of art galleries in Paris. Noémie Merlant, the actress who plays the character of Marianne draws Héloine, played by Adèle Haenel. The hands we see drawing and painting in the film are those of the artist Hélène Delmaire.


The works of the talented Hélène Delmaire

This talented young woman was inspired by the artistic works of famous painters. Indeed, Fragonard and Joshua Reynolds inspired the portraits of the Girl on Fire. For a realistic rendering, the canvases were drawn with charcoal then with wash and finally in color. Having followed a training in painting of the nineteenth century, Hélène Delmaire left a small artistic touch reminiscent of the creations of that era. In order to have tables and sketches for each sequence, the artist painted 7 to 8 versions of each portrait.

An exceptional art gallery to host the event in Paris

The exhibition of the works took place at Charlot art gallery at 66 rue Charlot in Paris. This former smithy workshop, a historic site in the Marais, is one of the most beautiful showrooms in the Marais. It is a few meters from the famous Charlot café. Like this exhibition, you can also exhibit your creations in one of Galerie Joseph’s art galleries in Paris. Benefit from the rental of art galleries in the most prestigious districts of Paris.