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DÉZIRÉ, Henri (1878 - 1965), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DÉZIRÉ, Henri (1878 - 1965), Painter

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 February 1878, in Libourne; died 31 August 1965, in Paris.

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

Déziré was a pupil of William Bougereau and Gabriel Ferrier. He lived in Paris, participating in the Salon des Artistes Français, and gained an honourable mention in 1903.

His early still-lifes in muted colours showed Manet's influence, but from 1905 he started to

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