French, 20th century, male.
Born 16 November 1921, in Paris; died 9 February 1974.
Painter (including gouache), art restorer. Figure compositions, figures, portraits, landscapes, flowers, fruit, still-lifes. Stage sets.
Richard Bellias studied at the académies libres in Paris. He was a pupil of Othon Freisz, at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, and the sculptor Robert Wlérick, at the École des Arts Appliqués. His work also shows the influence of his mentor, François Desnoyer. After meeting Édouard Goerg around ...