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DESCH, Auguste Théodore (1877 - 1924), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCH, Auguste Théodore (1877 - 1924), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1877, in Nancy; died 1924.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

[not available online]Auguste Desch is linked to Fauvism by his use of a vivid palette. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris. He became a member in 1901, and was awarded a 3rd class medal in 1906 and a travel bursary in 1909.

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