(1899 - 1985)
Marcel Dyf was active/lived in France. Marcel Dyf is known for landscape, figure, floral still life and seascape painting.
Marcel Dyf's family lived in Paris, but he spent his childhood holidays
in Normandy at Ault, Deauville, and Trouville. The artistic
climate to which he was exposed in Paris and in Normandy was crucial
during his youth, as innovative ideas and new thinking, born of the
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements, formed ever widening
circles of influence in Europe. Swept up in the atmosphere, Dyf
decided in his early twenties to give up his career in engineering and
become an artist.
He moved to Arles in 1922 to pursue his
calling and he kept a studio there until 1942. He had little
formal artistic training but owed much of his inspiration to the great
masters of the past such as Rembrandt, whom he par ... Displaying 750 of 9549 characters.