The highly expressive impressionistic style of Jacques LaLande's paintings and lithographs recapture a youthful innocence and show the artists mastery of form with a sketch like quality that complements his subtle use of color.
M. Laplander was born in Chateaubriand, Province, in 1921. He studied at Leola des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier from 1939 to 1941and at L'Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Paris and Atelier Souverbie from 1946 to 1947. His versatile career has included theatrical designs, ceramics, dress designs, as well as paintings. It was not until 1960 that he decided to concentrate mainly on graphics.