George Laporte created works around coastal scenery mostly. With the touch of colors he presents the flow of water and the constantly changing waves nicely. Laporte’s typical gray sky allows the viewer to focus on sea level where the light refraction and fluctuations are occurring. George Laporte was born in December 17, 1926 in Montmartre, he used to work as a customs agent after his study in international trade. He married Jeannine Schmitt and move to Burgundy Chalon in 1952, and then Burgundy Givry a few years after, where Laporte painted many village views and surroundings. The artist won the Prix Bastien-Lepage fo Salon des artistes français in 1958, in consequence, many of his exhibition around Europe are widely acclaimed. Laporte passed away in Paris on December 7, 2000.