Raphy is born in France
on November 9, 1926 in Neuilly sur Marne.
In 1949, after the
death of his
father, it falls sick (depression).
In 1950, Raphy reappears with the life and starts to paint.
is in 1953 that he has the revelation of its artistic possibilities
and its interior world. During 6 years, it will take courses
of drawing with "MONTPARNASSE 80". Its professor is
Henri-George ADAM, engraver sculptor of great talent, also professor
in the Art schools which worked with GIACOMETTI and PICASSO.
In 1959, he gives up the drawing and paints. Research to lead
to the assertion and the originality of its style was long and
hard. He learns only the trade from painter. It paints without
exposing until 1969.
In 1972, during his first personal exposure,
its works are noticed and appreciated by the critics and especially
by Henri HERAUT. Consequently, this one invites it to expose
each year in its group to the Show of the French Artists. In
parallel, he exposes to the Show of Autumn like in many artistic
events to Paris and its periphery. In province also.
Michel BOUTIN, Director of monthly magazine "the Art lover",
devotes to him by 2 times the cover of his review. In 1984, the
TOWN of PARIS orders a mosaic to him to decorate a swimming pool
with initiation of the school of the street Vitruve (Paris 20th
Currently, it lives and works at LA BAULE.
Galerie Ars Magna
LE RAINCY 1978
ST GERMAIN DE JOUX 1979
Bleu Marine F.M.
Mairie du 2eme arr.
LA BAULE 1984
Hôtel de Ville
Galerie Espace Pornichet
LE POULIGUEN 1990
Hôtel de Ville
MESLAY DU MAINE 1995
Hôtel de Villle