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Maxime Camille Louis Maufra

 (1861 - 1918)
Maxime Camille Louis Maufra was active/lived in France.  Maxime Maufra is known for landscape and marine painting.

Maxime Camille Louis Maufra

Maxime Maufra was a French landscape and marine painter, etcher and lithographer. He was born in Nantes and began to paint at the age of eighteen.  Maufra was encouraged by two local artists, the brothers Leduc, and was later sent to Liverpool to train for a commercial career; in 1883 he returned to France.

From 1884-90, he worked in commerce at Nantes, painting in his spare time.  During this time, the artist became acquainted with Impressionism and was encouraged by the Nantes painter Le Roux and the sculptor Le Bourg.

Maufra's first exhibition took place at the Paris Salon of 1886.  In 1890, he gave up commerce and began to paint full-time in Brittany, where at Pont-Aven he met Gaugin and S  ...  Displaying 750 of 2252 characters.

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About  Maxime Camille Louis Maufra

Born:  1861 - Nantes
Died:   1918 - Ponco
Known for:  landscape and marine painting