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Marcel Dyf

 (1899 - 1985)
Marcel Dyf was active/lived in France.  Marcel Dyf is known for landscape, figure, floral still life and seascape painting.

Marcel Dyf

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.

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About  Marcel Dyf

Born:  1899 - Paris, France
Died:   1985 - Paris, France
Known for:  landscape, figure, floral still life and seascape painting