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Jacqueline Debutler Artwork

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Jacqueline Debutler

Sculpture Abstraite
Size: 20″ x 26″
Circa 1968

4 Color Lithograph on White Wove Paper

Signed by the artist Lower Right
Numbered 83/120 Lower Left

Acquired at auction – September 2012

More information on Jacqueline DeButler

Debutler Jacqueline (Give Name: Jacqueline Valentin) born October 7, 1928 in Compiègne in the Oise, is a French artist whose areas of artistic expression are painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Jacqueline Valentin grew up in a wealthy family who were in the business of industrial wood and sawmills..

She studied at the School of Fine Arts of Amiens, France. Her early works are signed Valérie Lacroix, inspired the name of La Croix Saint Ouen, a village near Compiègne, where her parents’ sawmill was located.

In 1957, in Amiens, she married Patrick Butler of Ormond, a surgeon hand specialist, and takes the pseudonym Debutler as artist name. In 1981 she divorced Patrick.

Jacqueline Debutler moved to Paris in 1967 and enrolled at the Johnny Friedlaender workshop in order to follow further studies. Alongside her Parisian activity in her studio in the Rue Croulebarbe, she works and exhibits in the south of France, particularly in La Garde-Freinet (cf. Nice-Matin, July 21, 1989). In 1976, she was contacted by a Grimaud gallery to participate in an exhibition with Victor Vasarely.

The success of her works in the United States has repeatedly led to his being named as American artist.

Among its close: Jacques Rigaud and his wife Dominique (the latter is the godmother of her daughter Pascale); Brilliant artists Gillou (1935-), Jacqueline Badord (1917-2013) and Olivier Descamps (1920-2003) with whom he happens to participate in group exhibitions.

Collections and Exhibitions include:
The World bank Art Society
Modern graphics, Washington DC,
Françoise Woimant, Contemporary Printmaking at the National Library, Paris, 1973