(1917 - 1994)
Roger Crusat was active/lived in France. Roger Crusat is known for set design and theatre backdrop painting, architectural motifs.
Biography Roger Crusat
Roger Crusat was born in 1917 in Roussillon, Provence.
Although Crusat's early works depict the colorful countryside of
Provence in southern France, it was the local ballet troupe and not the
landscape, that was to leave a lasting mark on his style of
painting. As a young man, Crusat performed many jobs in the
troupe, designing costumes, and even dancing. But, most
important, he painted the scenery for the troupe's performances.
It was while working in this capacity that he learned the essentials of
scenery painting that remain evident in his mature work.
Crusat was a student of Fons-Godail at Beaux-Arts in Perpignan when he
was called to serve in World War II. After being wounded in 1940, he
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