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Rene Seyssaud

 (1867 - 1952)
Rene Seyssaud was active/lived in France.  Rene Seyssaud is known for expressionist/fauve landscape, still life and figure painting, drawing.

Rene Seyssaud

René Seyssaud (1867-1952) was a Provençal painter, precursor of Fauvism. Although a child of a Vauclusian family, he was born on June 15, 1867 in Marseilles where his father was a lawyer. At his father's death, he joined his grandparents at Avignon, and they enrolled him in fine art classes in Avignon where he studied with Pierre Grivolas.

Seyssaud is noted for his powerful temperament and bold palette with bright colors, which makes him present as a forerunner of Fauvism. His first major exhibition took place in 1892 at the Salon des Indépendants in Paris. Then he had first exhibitions at the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Tuileries.

His marriage in 1899 gave him the opportunity to settle in Villes-sur-Auzon, where he cho  ...  Displaying 750 of 1338 characters.

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About  Rene Seyssaud

Born:  1867 - Marseille, France
Died:   1952 - Saint-Chamas, France
Known for:  expressionist/fauve landscape, still life and figure painting, drawing