Raymont Wintz, 1884-1956.Original Oil. Signed: R.Wintz Size of picture: 53cm x 44.5cm. Wintz was a french artist and engraver best known for his painting "The Blue Door", which is still widely available as a poster or print. He was a pupil of Jules Adler and the Ecole francais and started exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes france in 1910. Among the awards and distinctions he held were, - 1911- Membership of the Salon. - 1922- Silver medal, Salon. - 1924- Officer of the Academy, Gold medal and carol prise, Salon. - President of the Salon. - President of the Society of french landscape artists. - Knight of the order of the Legion of Honour. - President of the Jury of the Salon. Raymond Wintz died in 1956 and is buried in the Montparrasse Cemetery, Paris.