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Andre Hambourg

 (1909 - 1999)
Andre Hambourg was active/lived in France.  Andre Hambourg is known for post-impressionist luminous landscape and marine painting.

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Andre Hambourg


Having studied at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs and the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Lucien Simon, Parisien born Andre Hambourg, known for his luminous landscapes and seascapes, became a dedicated painter beginning 1927.  During the 1930s, he worked in studios in Montparnasse where he had much exposure to modernist movements and its artists.  During World War II, he served as a journalist for France and also did much painting from his extensive travels in that capacity, especially to Morocco and Algiers.  Towards the end of the war, he fought for the liberation of France.

In 1951, his distinguished reputation as "the grand gentleman of French Post-Impressionism" (Ch  ...  Displaying 750 of 1834 characters.



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About  Andre Hambourg

Born:  1909 - Paris, France
Died:   1999
Known for:  post-impressionist luminous landscape and marine painting