Evolving from a Fauvist Expressionist style, he later explored Cubism and eventually embraced 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 meeting place for artists. The New York gallery of Julien LEVY exhibited this artist's works permanently alongside Braque, Picasso, etc.