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DEMEURISSE, René (1894 - 1962), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEMEURISSE, René (1894 - 1962), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 16 August 1894, in Paris; died 1962.

Painter. Figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes, flowers.

Demeurisse is known for his portraits including one of the animal sculptor Pompon, who made him executor of his will. He also painted landscapes including: Pyrenean Landscape; Catalonian Garden and Landscape of Ile-de-France. A highly regarded painter of flowers, he also made sketches of war scenes.

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