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Edouard GOERG Two Young Spanish Girls, Oil on Paper, 1937-1938

OIL AND PETROL ON PAPER - Ref 01608
by Edouard GOERG (1893-1969)
France, 1937-1938

TWO YOUNG SPANISH GIRLS

Overall sizes: 24"x20.4"(61cmx51.8cm)
Painting measurements: 19.3"x15.4"(49cmx39cm)

Signed "E.Goerg" (see photo)
The condition is excellent+++++ !
In its period gilded frame


From his trip to Barcelona in 1937, Goerg will keep striking images that will give a more serious tone to his work at that time. Regarding the theme of the Spanish Civil War, the first degree will take precedence over irony, with uprooting, wandering, helplessness, loneliness and hunger. Irony is not suitable for the expression of a reality to such a tangible misfortune. In this representation of two girls, two children comforting themselves in sharing an orange, only tenderness and compassion find their place. Here, Goerg abandons the intuition for the narrative, exchanging the habit of a clairvoyant and lucid commentator with that of a modest witness, a vector of a deeply moving