Art Brokerage: Paul Valere French Artist: b. 1923. He was born October 26, 1923 in Berck sur Mer, France. Paul Valere has sketched since his very early childhood. From sketching he advanced to watercolors and eventually chose oil as his medium. Although his paintings are inspired by the French countryside, there is a feeling of a fairytale quality that makes his work so appealing. Valere captures on canvas the beauty of France, depicting it's countryside and people, painting the antiquainted towns and villages, most familiar to him. Listings wanted.