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Yves Brayer

Yves Brayer (18 November 1907 – 29 May 1990) was a French painter known for his paintings of everyday life.

He was born in Versailles. He studied in Paris at the academies in Montparnasse starting in 1924, and then at the École des Beaux-Arts with Lucien Simon.Although he was independent and never belonged to a school, he was friends with Francis Gruber, the founder of the Nouveau Réalisme school.

He first exhibited in the salons of 1927, and then traveled to Spain, where the masterpieces in the Prado Museum had a profound influence on him. After a stay in Morocco, he went to Italy, where he won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1930.

He settled back in Paris in 1934, organizing his first solo exhibition. He remained in occupied Paris during World War II.

After the war, he traveled widely to Mexico, Egypt, Iran, Greece, Russia, the United States and Japan, trying to capture the light and colors of each country. He was interested in the techniques of copper plate engraving and lithography and produced illustrations for editions of such authors as Charles Baudelaire and Paul Claudel. He also created murals and wall ornamentations, tapestry cartoons, maquettes, sets, and costumes for the Théâtre Français and the operas of Paris, Amsterdam, Nice, Lyon, Toulouse, Bordeaux, and Avignon.

In 1954 Brayer was awarded to Grand prix des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, and he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1957. He was president of the Salon d'Automne for five years. In 1977 he was made curator of the Musée Marmottan in Paris, a position he held for 11 years.Brayer died in Paris in 1990.

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Some of their strengths

Yves Brayer has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Passionate, Intuitive, Independent, Perseverent, Imaginative, and Creative.

Intense and Passionate

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Yves Brayer is someone who is an intense, passionate, and intuitive person who is fiercely independent, authentic and direct when engaging with others. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Yves Brayer well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Ambitious and Forceful

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Yves Brayer as someone who is ambitious, hard-working, determined, and intelligent.

A person who has a knack for identifying opportunities, has amazing concentration and focus, who can work independently, who likes starting new things, and who is somewhat of an intellectual.

Perceptive and Visionary

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Yves Brayer is someone who has a natural awareness about what is going on in the surrounding environment and the world at large, and a refined vision of how to navigate it.

They are also someone who is balanced, organized, and in-charge, and who loves traveling, working hard, and figuring out the patterns of things.

Mysterious and Methodical

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Yves Brayer tends to be someone who can come across as mysterious and intense, who can be a complex thinker who is methodical and intuitive, and who can overcome challenges that most others would not be able to.

Some of Yves Brayer's challenges

While Yves Brayer has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Yves Brayer can be Pleasure-seeking, Complicated, Brusque, Stubborn, Idle, Impulsive, and Careless.

Complicated and Brusque

One of Yves Brayer's key challenges is that they are someone who can be complicated and gruff with others.

Yves Brayer must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive.

Relentless and Inflexible

Yves Brayer is someone who can be relentless, obsessive, and inflexible, who can be confrontational with work colleagues, can have difficulty communicating feelings and be somewhat reclusive, and who can be self-destructive, overindulgent, and extravagant.

Sensitive and Aggressive

Finally, Yves Brayer also can be too "touchy-feely", have a hard time expressing feelings, be too aggressive and headstrong, and be too unforgiving of others' mistakes.

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