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A Biography of Catalan-American Artist Pierre Daura, 1896-1976: The Man and His Art (Studies in Art History) ePub download

by Pierre Daura,Virginia Irby Davis

  • Author: Pierre Daura,Virginia Irby Davis
  • ISBN: 0773474307
  • ISBN13: 978-0773474307
  • ePub: 1312 kb | FB2: 1896 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Arts & Literature
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr; Illustrated edition edition (August 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 269
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A Biography of Catalan-American Artist Pierre Daura, 1896-1976: The Man and His Art (Studies in Art History) ePub download

The biography of the artist Pierre Daura, covering his life and prolific creative output

The biography of the artist Pierre Daura, covering his life and prolific creative output. Daura was born in Catalan Spain, educated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona, where he studied with Jose Ruiz Blasco, Picasso's father. He lived in France during the 1920s and 1930s, where, along with Torres-Garcia, Seuphor, Mondrian, and others, he was a founding member of the group "Cercle et Carre". He became an American citizen in 1943, and lived and taught in Virginia. His work is represented in the collections of major museums in the US and abroad.

Uniform Title: Studies in art history (Edwin Mellen Press). Rubrics: Artists United States Biography Spain Catalonia. Download now A biography of Catalan-American artist Pierre Daura, 1896-1976 : the man and his art Virginia Irby Davis. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format. book below: (C) 2016-2018 All rights are reserved by their owners.

The biography of the artist Pierre Daura, covering his life and prolific creative output. He lived in France during the 1920s and 1930s, where, along with Torres-Garcia, Seuphor, Mondrian, and others, he was a founding member of the The biography of the artist Pierre Daura, covering his life and prolific creative output.

book by Virginia Irby Davis. The story is augmented with Daura's own words taken from taped recollections, letters, and other writings. Selected personal photographs and illustrations of the artist's work in various media are included in b&w.

Pierre François Daura died of pneumonia at a Lexington hospital on 1 January 1976

Pierre François Daura died of pneumonia at a Lexington hospital on 1 January 1976. He was buried next to his wife at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, in Rockbridge Baths. Sources Consulted: Biographies in Teresa Macià, Pierre Daura, 1896–1976 (1999), in Macià et a. Pere Daura 1896–1976, retorn a Catalunya (1999), with English translation on 137–141, in Virginia Irby Davis, A Biography of Catalan-American Artist Pierre Daura, 1896–1976: The Man and His Art (2001), Martha R. Daura, "Pierre Daura: My Father Remembered

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Pierre Daura (in Catalan: Pere Francesc Daura i Garcia February 21, 1896 – January 1, 1976) was a Catalan artist. He was born on Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, a few days before his parents returned to their home in Barcelona and registered his birth there as February 21, 1896. In Paris, in 1914, his French identity papers were issued with Pierre as his given name, and that is how he is usually known; however, he is known as Pere where Catalan is spoken.

Pierre Daura was a Catalan artist. A Biography of Catalan-American Artist Pierre Daura, 1896-1976: The Man and His Art. Pierre Daura (1896 - 1976). Although the main body of Daura's work was strongly rooted in representation and the celebration of nature, he returned to abstract themes throughout his life. In 1927 Pierre Daura met Louise Heron Blair of Richmond, Virginia, who was studying art in Paris, and they married in 1928. Their only child, Martha, was born September 24, 1930.

Presents an account of the life of artist Pierre Daura and his 70-year career. The story is augmented with Daura's own words taken from taped recollections, letters, and other writings. Selected personal photographs and illustrations of the artist's work in various media are included in b&w. Davis taught art at Lynchburg College for 32 years, and was founding director of the Lynchburg College of Art Gallery (later the Daura Gallery). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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