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Emile Alfred Dezaunay

 (1854 - 1938/1940)
Emile Alfred Dezaunay was active/lived in France.  Emile Dezaunay is known for Portrait painting.

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Emile Alfred Dezaunay


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Emile Dezaunay was a painter of seascapes and landscapes in his local Brittany. He also frequently painted the port and quaysides of his hometown of Nantes. He was a pupil of Elie Delaunay and Puvis-de-Chavannes and along with Gauguin and Emile Bernard was one of the numerous artists who flocked to Pont Aven, a place of considerable artistic inspiration. He stayed at the famous Inn of Jeanne Gloanec, which was the favourite haunt of many famous artists, and there he met Maxime Maufra and Gustave Loiseau.

He was a founder member of the Salon d'Automne* in Paris and was also invited to exhibit at the Salon des Tuileries. 

He adopted a very distinctive technique with swirling brushstrokes and flickering colour, both of which are evident in this painting and give the work such life and movement. His work is represented in a number of French museums including Nantes and St Nazaire.

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By Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (Lyon 1824-1898 Paris) - musée du Louvre (France)




About  Emile Alfred Dezaunay

Born:  1854
Died:   1938/1940
Known for:  Portrait painting