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Alfred Courmes

 (1896 - 1993)
Alfred Courmes was active/lived in France.  Alfred Courmes is known for whimsical genre and figure painting-fantasy.

Biography   Alfred Courmes


Alfred Courmes was born in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France, in 1896.  He was the son of a naval officer.  Courmes was educated in Monaco.

Following World War I, Courmes studies with Roger de La Fresnaye.  (It is believed that he was La Fresnaye's only student.) From 1920 to 1925, Courmes lived in Lavandou in the Provence region of France.  In 1922, he exhibited at the Société Lyonaise des Beaux-Arts.  Three years later he traveled to Paris to exhibit at the Salon d'Automne, Salon des Tuileries, and the Salon des Indépendants.  In 1926, he painted a now famous portrait of Peggy Guggenheim.

In 1927, Courmes moved to Ostende, Belgium.  There he befriended James Ensor, Felix Labisse, and the   ...  Displaying 750 of 3508 characters.

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RENCONTRE DE TRITONS, 1975
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