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DESHAYES, Frédéric Léon (1883 - 1970), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESHAYES, Frédéric Léon (1883 - 1970), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 30 December 1883, in Paris; died 1970.

Painter. Nudes, landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

Frédéric Deshayes painted with bright colours defined by clear lines giving an overall simplification to the shapes.

He exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants from 1911 and at the Salon d'Automne, where he became a member, from 1919. He was invited to exhibit at the Salon des Tuileries from 1926.

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