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GAUDISSARD, Émile (<i>born</i> 1872), Painter, sculptor, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAUDISSARD, Émile (born 1872), Painter, sculptor, designer

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Algiers.

Painter, sculptor, designer. Figures, nudes, portraits, local scenes, flowers.

Orientalism.

Émile Gaudissard produced a series of Orientalist paintings from 1892 to 1900 including scenes of nomads, oases and Kabyle shepherds. He also carved busts and figures and decorated the Théâtre de la Danse in Algiers with sculptures, paintings and fabrics.

He exhibited at the Salon

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