Breche de Rouille
Aubusson tapestry woven by the Raymond Picaud workshop, numbered 3/5 and signed Loewer in ink on label affxed to the reverse.
Claude Loewer (1917-2006), is a Swiss artist. He moved to Paris where he studied at the Ranson and Colarossi academies, and in 1937 he was accepted at the Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts. In 1940 he moved back to Switzerland. He lived and worked in Montmollin most of his life. Claude Loewer designed his frst cartoon in 1953. At frst he produced mostly fgurative works, but he quickly switched to geometric abstraction.