|Biography from Artworld International:|
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After beginning as a technical draughtsman in Strasbourg, Lucien Adrion
became a fashion designer in Paris a the age of 18, and then traveled
to London, Munich, and Frankfurt. He was apprenticed as an
engraver to Hermann Struck in Berlin, returned to his home town in
1919, and finally settled in Paris where he allied himself primarily
with Chaim Soutine, Michel Kikoine and Pinchus Kremegne.
exhibited regularly at the Salon des Independants, d'Automme and des
Tuileres. He took a variety of external scenes as subjects for his
work, showing a particular fondness for the most picturesque aspects of
the Parisian landscape, beach scenes and horse races.
His relaxed style was enhanced by a late Post-Impressionist technique, and he was a prolific producer of work.
He is known as a painter and watercolourist mostly of landscapes. He was born in Strasbourg in 1889 and died 1953, in Paris.
- Benezit Dictionary of Artist, submitted by Karen Ledbetter.
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