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Peské, Jean Misceslas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Peské, Jean Misceslas

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Ukrainian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 27 July 1870, in Golta; died 21 March 1949, in Le Mans, France.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver. Portraits, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes.

St-Jean-de-Monts Artists' Colony.

Jean Misceslas Peské took evening classes at the Kiev painting school, then attended the fine arts school in Odessa and in 1891 became a student at the Académie Julian in Paris. In 1901 he married the sculptor Catherine Luchnikova. Entranced by the town of Collioure in the Languedoc region, he returned there often, even between 1910 and 1915 when he was living at Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Provence region. Naturalized in France in 1921, he founded the Collioure Museum in 1934....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art

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