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COSSARD, Adolphe Auguste Eugène (1880 - 1952), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COSSARD, Adolphe Auguste Eugène (1880 - 1952), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1880, in Verberie; died 1952, in Hyères.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Orientalism, Symbolism.

Adolphe Cossard executed esoteric compositions in an Art Nouveau style and decorated the frames of his paintings, following the precepts of Maurice Denis. His stylised figures, kinds of illuminated apparitions, recall the art of Gustave Moreau. He exhibited landscapes of the south of France, Corsica and North Africa

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