Born in France in 1872. After coming to San Francisco in 1915, Denivelle acted as supervisor of modeling at the PPIE where his work was awarded a medal. Best known for his invention of imitation travertine, he died at his home near Lake Tahoe, CA on July 29, 1936.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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