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MARCHAND DES RAUX, Louis (1902 - 2000), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARCHAND DES RAUX, Louis (1902 - 2000), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1902, in Fondettes, near Tours; died 13 January 2000.

Painter. Allegorical subjects, portraits, landscapes.

A self-taught artist, Marchand des Raux created a highly personal style, not unrelated to the technique used by Soutine. From 1958 he appeared in exhibitions in France, the USA and elsewhere. He worked on portraits, allegories and rural scenes, which he depicted with humour.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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