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Nationality/school
French
Born
Le Havre 1877-06-03
Contensou 2008
Deceased
Forcalquier 1953-03-23/1953-03-25
Dufy died at Forcalquier, France, on 23 March 1953. He was buried near Matisse in the Cimiez Monastery Cemetery in Cimiez, a suburb of the city of Nice.
Family relationschips
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brother of Jean Dufy
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Poirtet started in 1911 with Raoul Dufy, a studio for printing textiles, which they called La Petite Usine.
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Education
École des Beaux-Arts (Le Havre)
from 1893 Dufy followed drawing at evening classes at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Le Havre,given by the Neo-classical painter Charles Lhuillier (Contensou 2008)
École Nationale des Beaux Arts et des Arts Décoratifs (Parijs)
from 1899 at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Léon Bonnat (Contensou 2008)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, landscape (as genre), nude figure, animal painting (genre), portrait, Christian religious scene, still life
Medium/technique
watercolor, inkt, ceramic, textile (material)
Product
book illustration
His plates appear in books by Guillaume Apollinaire, Stéphane Mallarmé, and André Gide.
Current
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Expressionism, Fauvism
Comment
Musée Dufy, 77 Quai des Etats-Unis, F-06000 Nice, T. 0493623124.
Entered on: 1991-12-03; Modification on: 2017-10-29

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