(1912 - 1999)
Jean Rigaud was active/lived in France. Jean Rigaud is known for Marine and landscape painting, village scenes.
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A 20th-century French realist and impressionist painter, especially
known for marine subjects, Jean Rigaud was born in Bordeaux in 1912,
just before the beginning of World War I. He also did other
subjects including French village scenes and works reflecting his
widespread travels including to Spain, Egypt and Morocco. For the
French government, he was Official Marine Painter and in that capacity
traveled to the United States on the ship, Jean Bart.
His early training was from his artist and art-teacher father, Pierre
Gaston Rigaud, and he encouraged his son as well as other students to
develop their own unique approach to painting. He then enrolled
in the l'Ecole des Beaux Arts at the Atelier An
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