Spring Meadow, 1912
Oil on hardboard
35 x 35 cm
The work “Spring Meadow” has an ornamental character and makes reference to Art Nouveau. The style that is characteristic of Evard’s early works. Apart from the flower meadow, which was painted in the pointillist style and occupies the largest area in the picture, the symbol of the supreme Egyptian god Re is in the centre of the upper picture. It is a disc of sky, depicted as a winged golden sphere rising from a symmetrical cloud formation.
André Evard’s orientation towards the style of Pointilism indicates his later artistic development towards Constructivism, as Pointilism played an essential role in relation to the principles of abstract and constructive art of the 20th century.