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Still Life
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2020. Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum

Still Life 1920–1921

André Dunoyer de Segonzac (1884–1974)

The Fitzwilliam Museum

(b Boussy-St-Antoine, nr. Paris, 7 July 1884; d Paris, 17 Sept. 1974). French painter, printmaker, and designer. Early in his career he went through a period of Cubist influence, but after the First World War he became recognized as one of the leading upholders of the naturalistic tradition in a period dominated by anti-naturalistic tendencies. His oil paintings (mainly landscapes, still lifes, and figure compositions) are often sombre in tone and usually executed in thick paint, emphasizing the weight and earthiness of the forms.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)


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