However, unlike his peers, he preferred peaceful fullness of forms, inlight tones and excessive exuberance. Puy continues his painting, whether in Britain, Savoie or in his homeland. Fleeing the German occupation, he will move definitely in Roanne.
Blot, Druet and Bernheim will succeed to Vollard, who was his merchant for seventeen years. However, we must wait for the Salon d'Automne of 1959, a few months before his death that the work of this "Fauve" being returned to light. Affirming a traditional painting, famous for his mastery of chiaroscuro and for the Marines, always precise in his naked, Puy had only one aim: "bring life in his paintings". Galerie Fleury