Born in " Provence " ( south of France ) Jean-Xavier Combe was initiated into painting by his father, a local artist near Avignon, when he was student to become a teacher...
After he lived in Africa, then in Vanuatu ( South Pacific ) as advisor for education...
When he returned in Provence, he was headmaster and he organised many exhibitions in typical villages of the " midi " of France...
His oil painting draws inspiration from " french impresionnistes " ... Landscapes and figures of Jean-Xavier Combe are like a dream...His painting is very warm with yellow, red and ocher colours...
If you want to see more paintings, at the present time his principal french webb site is : www.artmajeur.com/jxcombe ...
Landscapes of Provence
"Women of Arles"
About Camargue and bulls