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LE BEAU, Alcide Marie (1873 - 1943), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE BEAU, Alcide Marie (1873 - 1943), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 July 1873, in Lorient; died 1943, in Sanary (Var).

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Fauvism.

Alcide Le Beau was a schoolteacher who painted in Pont-Aven in his free time. Around 1905-1907 he travelled to Provence, Corsica and Corfu. His Brittany landscapes are indebted to Gauguin and Maurice Denis' Symbolist Post-Impressionism, while his set

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