Note moisture traces, see photo. Laszlo Barta is a painter of Hungarian origin who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest from 1926 to 1933. He traveled to Paris as early as the 1920s. Joining the Fauvist painters such as Matisse, Dufy, Gleizes, among others, in Montmartre and Montparnasse, he formed friendships with them. Evolving from a Fauvist Expressionist style, passing through Cubism, and eventually embracing Abstraction towards the end of his short life.
He even studied mosaic in Ravenna. He showed bravery and resistance in Corsica during the Second World War. After marrying a woman from Toulon, they settled in Saint Tropez, where this large painting was created. Their house became an important artistic meeting place.The New York gallery of Julien LEVY permanently exhibited the works of this artist alongside Braque, Picasso, etc.