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FAVRE, Louis (1892 - 1956), Painter, lithographer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAVRE, Louis (1892 - 1956), Painter, lithographer, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 15 September 1892, in Annemasse; died 17 April 1956, in Annemasse.

Painter, lithographer, illustrator. Figure compositions, figures, nudes, portraits, interiors, landscapes, still-lifes. Designs for stained glass.

Louis Favre was first a surveyor, and then an industrial designer. Drafted for the war of 1914-1918, he was wounded in Verdun. He settled in Paris in 1919, and devoted himself to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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