Raoul Dufy

Painting, Visual Artist

1877 – 1953

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Who was Raoul Dufy?

Raoul Dufy was a French Fauvist painter. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social events. He was also a draftsman, printmaker, book illustrator, Scenic designer, a designer of furniture, and a planner of public spaces.

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Born
Jun 3, 1877
Le Havre
Nationality
  • France
Education
  • École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts
Lived in
  • Le Havre
Died
Mar 23, 1953
Forcalquier

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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