Lucette de la Fougere, RBA, ROI
Lucette de la Fougere was born in London of French Parentage, during her early years she trained as a ceramicist and painter, she made a major contribution to modern British Art through her work with the London based ‘Free Painters and Sculptors Group’, working with Sir George Pollock, Robert de Quin, Horne Shepherd and several other influential artists of the 1960’s.
The ‘Free painters and Sculptors Group’ played a considerable role in the emergence of London as a creative cultural centre alongside Paris and New York during the 1960’s. Her paintings are particularly intimate in nature, created with a sensitive impressionist style that beautifully captures the many moods and atmospheres of life and the world.
The paintings of Lucette de la Fougere have been exhibited widely at many galleries and artistic institutions throughout the UK, including The Royal Academy of Art, the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society for Painters in Oils, also her works exist in public and private collections in the USA and France.
She was also an elected member of both the ROI and the RBA.