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GERNEZ, Paul-Élie (1888 - 1948), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GERNEZ, Paul-Élie (1888 - 1948), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 27 January 1888, in Valenciennes; died 6 September 1948.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, illustrator. Figures, nudes, still-lifes, flowers, landscapes, seascapes.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Paul-Élie Gernez was not unaffected by the explorations of the Cubists, but he took to heart Vauxcelles' words that Cubism leads to painting provided you leave it behind. Strengthened by salutary experimentation,

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