Jean-Gabriel DOMERGUE

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FrenchBorn Joseph Charles Louis Jean Gabriel DOMERGUE

French painter

Born on March 4, 1889 in Bordeaux , France

Died on November 16, 1962 in Paris , France

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Jean-Gabriel Domergue (4 March 1889 – 16 November 1962) was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women.


...   Jean-Gabriel Domergue (4 March 1889 – 16 November 1962) was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women.


Biography
Domergue was born in Bordeaux and studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1911, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome. From the 1920s onward he concentrated on portraits, and claimed to be "the inventor of the pin-up". He also designed clothes for the couturier Paul Poiret. From 1955 until 1962 he was the curator of the Musée Jacquemart-André, organising exhibitions of the works of Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Goya and others.
Domergue was appointed a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur.
He died 16 November 1962 on a Paris sidewalk.


Awards
Knight of the Legion of Honour
Fellow of the Academy of Fine Arts.


Jury
Jean-Gabriel Domergue was a member of the jury for Miss France 1938.


See also
Villa Domergue
René Domergue
Gazette du Bon Ton


References

Soyer, Gerard-Louis (1984). Jean-Gabriel Domergue, l'art et la mode (in French). Editions Sous le vent. ISBN 285889034X.


External links
Jean Gabriel Domergue 's archives
Images from "La Parisienne, 1955"



Biography from Wikipedia (see original) under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

 

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