Michele Wilson company creates wood jigsaw puzzles unique in the world. It obtained the prestigious label of French living heritage company, which awards French businesses fusing artisan know-how and industrial excellence.
Michele Wilson learned how to cut jigsaw puzzles in the Vera Company, which has been created by a Russian aristocrat in 1917.
In 1975, she started her own business in her family house near Tournus, in Burgundy.
She developed Puzzle Michele Wilson and worked with the most famous museums in the world. Since 1997, Sophie Olle Laprune continues the tradition of hand made wooden art jigsaw puzzles with the help of an enthusiastic team, in Sennecey le Grand, small village near Tournus. .
Happiness by Baixeras. Dyonis Baixeras is a Catalan painter form the XXth century. He is a realist and naturalist painter, influenced by Jean-Francois Millet, who believed in the social role of art. He often paints calm seashore landscapes. With a very detailed touch, he outlines the simple happiness of the fishermen at the beginning of the century.
Choosing and assembling a puzzle is an interesting way to discover masterpieces and painters. With a Michele Wilson wood puzzle, hand-carved in France, you cannot find better quality and it is more challenging than other puzzles! Enjoy assembling the 500 pieces of this beautiful and romantic painting by Swedish artist Richard Bergh.
Choosing a puzzle is an interesting way to discover masterpieces and painters. With a Michele Wilson wood puzzle, hand-carved in France, you cannot find better quality and it is more challenging than other puzzles! Enjoy assembling the 650 pieces of this famous masterpiece : Rue de Paris, temps de pluie.
Edgar Degas was born in Paris in 1834. He actively participated in the Impressionist movement, although a personal style. About 1867 he began to paint many scenes of ballet and dance. He often attended the Garnier Opera, inaugurated in 1875 and became " the painter of the dancers"..
Here is hand cut wood puzzle reproducing a famous painting by Edgar Degas, called in French : La classe de danse. It shows ballerinas during a class lesson at the Opera Garnier. This collection of jigsaw puzzles is designed with famous works of art and come in a reusable, easy to store, zippered pouch.
Michèle Wilson wood puzzles are unique works of art that respect the artworks they depict through a unique hand cutting process. "La Bouteille de Banyuls", painted in 1914 by Juan Gris, is one of his most famous masterpieces.
The Crimson Rambler, ca1908. Here is a romantic wood jigsaw puzzle featuring a white dressed woman with a floppy hat. She sits on a balcony looking at a red climbing plant, called Ipomée in French. This masterpiece can be seen at the White House in Washington.
"The Great Wave of Kanagawa" is a famous Japanese print. It was presented at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and last year in the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston, MA. It is part of the "36 views of Mount Fuji" series created by Hokusai in 1830, at the age of 70. Mount Fuji appears crushed by the force of the wave.
This colourful jigsaw puzzle from the museum collection of Michele Wilson Puzzles features a painting of Edward Hopper, belonging to a private collection. Hopper designed it in his workshop on Cape Cod in 1944. He developed a personal style based on a rigorous construction and a use of large tint areas, as the ocean in New England.
250 Pieces. The Railway, in French Le Chemin de Fer, is the last portrait painted by Edouard Manet of his favorite model Victorine, accompanied by a little girl, before the iron gate of the Gare Saint Lazare.
Claude Monet is the most famous French Impressionist painter. He lived near Argenteuil near Paris from 1871 to 1878. and painted near 1872, in natural light " Regattas in Argenteuil". This painting can be seen at Musée d'Orsay in Paris. From 7 to 10 years
"Seated Woman in Garden" by Pablo Picasso 1938 150 Pieces. Pablo Picasso ( 1881 - 1973 ) created this painting in December 1938, when he was living in Mougins, in the South of France with his girlfriend Dora Maar. It is considered as a cubism masterpiece.
With a Michele Wilson wood puzzle, hand-carved in France, you cannot find better quality and it is more challenging than other puzzles! Enjoy assembling the 500 pieces of this`masterpiece of Camille Pissaro, an important member of the Impressionism movement.
50 Pieces. Painted in 1881, this scene is one of the most famous impressionist paintings by Pierre Auguste Renoir. It features his friends in the inn "Father Furnace". The woman with the dog is called Aline and will become Renoir's wife. This collection of jigsaw puzzles is designed with famous works of art and come in a reusable, easy to store,...