August Le Gras

male / Dutch
painter, draftsperson, etcher, pastelist
begon met het schilderen van portretten naar foto's, maakte naam als dierenschilder (Scheen 1981)
Franse vader, Duitse moeder
Amsterdam (city) 1864-02-21
Laren (plaats, North Holland) 1915-11-01
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Period of activity
1879 - 1915
ca. 1879-1915
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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, figure, landscape (genre), portrait, still life, animal painting (genre), cityscape, street scene
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Le Gras had diverse dieren in zijn huis en atelier los rondlopen. Hij fokte Arabische rashonden en aparte soort konijnen. Ook had hij een uit Afrika meegebrachte kameleon in zijn collectie, die hij uiteindelijk aan Artis schonk.
Atelieradres: Torenlaan 5 Blaricum / Legrasweg 2 Laren
Creation date: 1994-09-21; Last modified date: 2023-02-09


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