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Antoine Duc, born April 10, 1932 in Valence (France), grew up in Chambery (France), and studied at the Champittey high school in Lausanne (Switzerland).
In 1949, he entered the Academy of Beaux-Arts at Grenoble, where he studied for three years.
In 1953, with J. M. Pinot, Antoine Duc restored the Saint Hughes church at Chartreuse.
In 1954, Antoine Duc met his wife, also a painter, who signs her paintings under the name "Eugenie".
Antoine Duc then spent three years in the French military. Returning to civilian life in 1957, Antoine Duc participated in numerous group art expositions, notably "The Young Great Masters of Today", "Salon of the Young Painters", "Salon of Independent Artists" in the cities of Caen, Amiens and Metz.
He also participated in numerous group exhibitions outside of France in England, Germany, Switzerland, to name a few.
In 1970, Antoine Duc exhibited his paintings at Yvoire (in the Savoie region of France), then at Gisors where he met the renowned painter Dado, and a close friendship developed.
Information of the artist's nephew, Bruce Powell