Savon Provence - Léo Lelée (1872-1947) framed soap box 8" x 11¾"

SKU: 17509

This listing is part of the 'At Home with Patricia Wells' collection of epicurean objects and decorative antiques.
Patricia and Walter Wells have several posters and paintings by Léo Lelée (1872-1947). This adorable soap box was also designed by Lelée. It is labelled 'Savon Provence' and has the face of an Arlesian lady. Patricia had this carefully framed in Paris and displays it in her bathroom.

Léo Lelée, (1872 -1947), was a distinguished French artist known for his illustrations and paintings that vividly captured the essence of Provence and its traditions. Lelée's work is celebrated for its meticulous attention to detail, vibrant colors, and the ability to evoke the spirit of the region he so adored. 

Embarking on his artistic journey with formal education in the arts, Lelée honed his skills and developed a unique style that seamlessly blended traditional techniques with his personal vision. His passion for Provence was not just limited to its landscapes; he had a deep fascination with the local customs, costumes, and festivities, which became the central theme of much of his work.

Throughout his career, Lelée's illustrations and paintings earned him recognition not just in France but internationally. His artworks were more than mere representations; they were an homage to the Provençal way of life, capturing the simplicity, beauty, and richness of the culture. Through his art, Lelée played a crucial role in preserving and promoting the heritage of Provence, making significant contributions to the cultural history of the region.

Lelée's legacy lives on through his works, which continue to be celebrated in exhibitions and collections around the world. His art not only provides a window into the soul of Provence but also stands as a testament to his skill, passion, and dedication to capturing the essence of his beloved homeland.

Light wear.
Approx. overall including frame 8" high x 11¾" wide x 2" deep
Approx. overall including frame 20cm high x 30cm wide x 5cm deep

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