Fernand SABATTE (Aiguillon 1874 ? 1940)
A Spartan shows his sons a drunken Ilote...
Charcoal on paper mounted on canvas
116 x 147 cm
A painter and sculptor, he studied at the Bordeaux School of Fine Arts and then at the Paris School of Fine Arts in the studio of Gustave Moreau.
Our drawing is the preparatory study of the painting with which he won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1900, currently kept at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
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