Céramique 1900 - Art Deco - Art Nouveau - Art Modern. Ceramic, crockery, terracotta, sandstone, porcelain, stoneware, earthenware.
Ceramique 1900

Jean DERVAL (1925) - France

After a short stay in the creative workshop of the firm Christofle, he gets to know ceramics at Pierre PICAGLIO, a potter in St. Amand en Puisaye. In 1947 he joins Roger CAPRON and Robert PICAULT in Vallauris. From 1948 to 1951, in the workshop Madoura, he helps Suzanne RAMIE in her own production and throws pieces for PICASSO. In 1951 he sets up his workshop and puts in it, until 1956, a wood-oven. He also makes pieces for other potters, for Gustave REYNAUD in 1957 and for Roger CAPRON from 1968 to 1973, big mural frescoes among others. Very much represented in the great national and international exhibitions of ceramics, often awarded a medal, honoured and praised, he exhibits his works in New-York and Chicago between 1956 and 1960. His references are numerous. Close to PICASSO's experience in ceramics and to Jean COCTEAU's universe, sensitive to the lessons of cubism and the abstract, he derives his influences in the main myths and legends of Ancient Greece and being a confirmed Christian, in religious subjects.