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DOIGNEAU, Edouard Edmond (1865 - 1954), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOIGNEAU, Edouard Edmond (1865 - 1954), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1865, in Nemours; died 1954.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, animals.


Edouard Doigneau graduated from the École Polytechnique and began a military career, which he abandoned in 1900. He was a pupil of Jules Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury. He was mainly a watercolour painter and exhibited views of the Camargue, Brittany and North Africa in peaceful compositions

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