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CAPY, Marcel Amable O.- L. (<i>died</i> 1930), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPY, Marcel Amable O.- L. (died 1930), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Villejuif; died c. 1930.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes.

Marcel Capy illustrated Alphonse Daudet's Tartarin of Tarascon and was a contributor to Rire, Sourire, La Vie Parisienne, Fantasio and Comoedia Illustré. He found his inspiration in subject matter drawn from the Paris streets, bars, coffee houses, theatres and restaurants.

He exhibited at the Paris

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