Claude Hémeret is a French painter born in Nice in 1929.having spent his childhood in the South of France, Claude Hemeret draws his inspiration from the warm lights and smells typical of the South. His canvases convey a sensibility, a quiet strength and a great humanity, although portraits are absent, for in his relationship with others, the artist cultivates love and friendship with a talent and artistry that are no match for his pictorial genius.