(1896 - 1954)
Jean Berque was active/lived in France. Jean Berque is known for nude, landscape and still-life painting, illustration, decoration.
Biography Jean Berque
Jean Berque: 1896-1954
Berque was born 31 January 1896, in Rheims; died 27 April 1954, in Paris. Painter, illustrator, decorative artist. Nudes, landscapes, still-life. Jean Berque left his native Rheims for Paris in 1916, enrolling at the Académie Ranson, where he was a pupil of Félix Vallotton, Maurice Denis, and Paul Sérusier.
He was called up for military service, but sent home from the front for health reasons in 1917. Berque travelled widely in Morocco, Italy, Spain and southern France, where he met André Dunoyer de Segonzac, Colette, and Lise Deharme and (in Collioure) Aristide Maillol.
In 1925, he painted a Road to Calvary for the church of St-Nicaise in Rheims. Later in his career, he produce
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