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Albert Marie Adolphe Dagnaux

 (1861 - 1933)
Albert Marie Adolphe Dagnaux was active/lived in France.  Albert Dagnaux is known for impressionist landscape, city landmarks and portrait painting, engraving.

Albert Marie Adolphe Dagnaux

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Albert Marie Adolphe Dagnaux was a French painter, born in the 16th arrondissement of Paris in 1861 and died in Mantes-la-Jolie on 22 November 1933.  His parents,  Eugene Dagnaux (died 1871) and Torriani Angeline (d. 1920), owned a small restaurant, "The Dagnaux" on Rue de l'Ancienne Comedie. His older brother Charles was a jeweler in Paris.

From 1878 Albert Dagnaux studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris with Professor Ernest Victor Hareux. In 1883, he exhibited at the Salon of the Society of French Artists his painting Gentilly, four o'clock, but he received no reward. In 1890, he entered the National Society of Fine Arts founded by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier.

Dagnaux participated in the Universal Exposition of 1900.

He lived at 21 Avenue Victor Hugo and then at 50 rue Saint-Didier, Paris and more than 20 years in Mantes-la-Jolie, the "gateway to the priest", 21 Rue des Cordeliers, where he died on 22 November 1933. He is buried in the cemetery of the city Duhamel.

Among his surviving works are a three-panel fresco in the refectory of the Lycee Fenelon in Paris, completed in 1919; and a panorama representing the fifth apparition of the Virgin to Bernadette Soubirous, completed 1881.


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About  Albert Marie Adolphe Dagnaux

Born:  1861 - Paris, France
Died:   1933 - Paris, France
Known for:  impressionist landscape, city landmarks and portrait painting, engraving