Guy Pene Du Bois
(1884 - 1958)
Guy Pene Du Bois was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts / France. Guy Du Bois is known for Figure, genre, carnival and interior painting.
Pene du Bois was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1884 into a
well-to-do intellectual New Orleans family. His father Henri Pene du
Bois was a noted critic and his son grew up in a highly cultured
atmosphere in literary circles. He was named for the French writer Guy
de Maupassant who was a close family friend. He dropped out of high
school in 1899, and he became the youngest student in William Merrit
Chase's school from 1899 to 1905. He also studied with J.C.Beckwith,
Frank Dumond, Robert Henri, Kenneth Hayes Miller and at the Academie de
la Grande Chaumiere with Theophile A.Steinlen.
He worked as police and
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