Jean Gabriel Domergue
(1889 - 1962)
Jean Gabriel Domergue was active/lived in France. Jean Gabriel Domergue is known for seductive Parisien female figure painting and drawing, clothes design.
Biography Jean Gabriel Domergue
Jean-Gabriel Domergue was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women. He was born in Bordeaux and studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. At the young age of seventeen, in 1906, he exhibited at the Salon Des Artistes Francais (the French Artists Exhibition) In 1911, he was a second-prize winner of the Prix de Rome and in 1920 won the gold medal award.
At the beginning of his career, he was recognized for landscape painting, but from the 1920s, he concentrated being the painter of the "Parisian lady" and with many of them being nudes, he later claimed to be "the inventor of the pin-up". Indeed, as an artist Domergue had invented a new type of woman: thin, airy, elegant, with a swanlike neck a
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