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DELAUNAY, Pierre (1870 - 1915), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELAUNAY, Pierre (1870 - 1915), Painter, pastellist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 August 1870, in Champtocé; died 7 June 1915, on the battlefield at Toutvent (?).

Painter, pastellist. Landscapes.

Pierre Delaunay studied under Bonnat and Harpignies and took part in the Salon des Artistes Indépendants in Paris; his work was also shown in 1919 at the special exhibition of mobilized artists.

His touch is often swirling, rapid and energetic, in

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