01 Painting of the Canals of Venice, Jack Lestrade’s Venice, with footnotes. #99

Jack Lestrade (French/American, b. 1932)

Watercolor on paper
12-3/4 x 19 inches (32.4 x 48.3 cm)
Private collection

Jack Lestrade was born in South West France, in Gascony, in 1932 He has always been attracted to traveling to special places to do what he likes the most, painting. Self-taught, he spent five years in Canada and more than forty years in the United States of America. He became well established as an internationally respected watercolor artist, as well as being featured in four watercolor books. He has participated in numerous “one-man shows” and his work is in many public and private collections around the world. Jack and his wife reside most of the year in the Lot region in South West France, dividing their time between France and the United States. He is a member of the Carmel Art Association. He is also a member of “Artists’ Fellowship”of New York City, and was a member of the “Arts et Lettres de France”. More on Jack Lestrade

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