Bernard Chaet (1924 - 2012)



Bernard Chaet, Self Portrait, artline
Bernard Chaet
Self Portrait, 1986
etching, ed. 10, 7 3/4 x 5 7/8"

A self portrait is a means to figure out who, what, and why you are. But it is primarily a conceit – a way of attaching oneself to the marvelous parade of self portraits one loves. BC
Bernard Chaet, picture, artline
Bernard Chaet

about the artist

Chaet’s art has been from the beginning, one of brutal rightness of perception, an almost Oriental instinct for the single line to capture a pose or the essence of the landscape.
Here is an example of one of his images

Bernard Chaet, Red Morning, Pigeon Cove, artline
Bernard Chaet
Red Morning, Pigeon Cove, 1980-85
oil on canvas


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