COLETTE PETTIER (1907-1983)
French painter, illustrator and printmaker, born in Paris.
She studied at the “École des Arts Décoratifs” and at the “École Art & Publicity”. She begins in 1932 in the “Autumn Salon” by presenting paintings, then several wood engraved in the “Salon des independants” of which she becomes member in 1939. From 1942, she participates regularly in the “Salon des artistes décorateurs”. She practised the wood engraving, the copper with point (headland) and burin, then in the etching and, in the 60s, the aquatint.