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FrenchBorn Eugène Louis SEVELLEC

French painter

Born on January 20, 1897 in Camaret-sur-Mer , France

Died on May 21, 1971 in Brest , France

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Eugène Sévellec was born at Camaret-sur-Mer. He grew up in an artistic colony around the author Saint-Pol-Roux and drew the life of the port whilst very young. Under the influence of Saint-Pol-Roux, he left for Paris to train under Désiré-Lucas. From 1916 he was mobilised in the infantry and served among others as an interpreter for American and Scottish troops. From 1928 he collaborated with the Henriot factiory, a faïencerie de Quimper.

In 1936 he was made peintre de la Marine.


He also created dioramas of Brest, France for the Musée de la Tour Tanguy.

He died at Brest, France.

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