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Desire Delbey

 (1846 - 1934)
Desire Teophile Delbey was active/lived in California / France.  Desire Delbey is known for Sculpture; Painting.

Biography   Desire Delbey


Born in Berthen, France on June 9, 1846. Delbey served in the Franco-Prussian War of 1871. He came to the U.S. in 1905 and was a resident of San Francisco by 1912. By the early 1920s he had settled in Santa Barbara where he remained until his demise on June 18, 1934.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Santa Barbara Morning Press, 1-19-1934 (obituary).

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