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Jean-Gabriel Domergueartist • painter • watercolourist • draughtsmanBordeaux (Frankrijk) 1889-1962 Parijs

biography of Jean-Gabriel Domergue

The French painter Jean-Gabriel Domergue was a pupil from Edgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and became famous as a portrait painter of well-groomed women and graceful nudes. He also made name as a designer of Art Deco posters with elegant women as an eye catcher. Nadine Lhopitalier, acress and later wife of Baron Edmond de Rothschild, modelled for him for a long time. Before Domergue devoted himself to this subject, he had been painting for twenty years. His main theme was the landscape, with beach scenes as his favorite. As of 1927 the artist lived in Cannes, where he played an active role in the cultural life and found wealthy clientele for his female portraits. Here he had the Villa Fiesole (later: Villa Domergue) built in 1934, where many celebrities, among whom Gina Lollobrigida and Brigitte Bardot, came to pose.


for salepaintings, watercolours and drawings by Domergue J.G.


Jean-Gabriel Domergue | La blonde, oil on board, 33.0 x 41.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

La blonde

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Young woman dressed in green, oil on canvas, 33.5 x 24.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

Young woman dressed in green

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Jeune femme aux cheveux noirs, oil on board, 54.8 x 46.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

Jeune femme aux cheveux noirs

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Portrait of Mademoiselle Marisia, oil on canvas, 41.0 x 33.0 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

Portrait of Mademoiselle Marisia

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Blond girl in white dress, oil on canvas, 81.0 x 65.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

Blond girl in white dress

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Au grand steeple, oil on board, 40.9 x 32.8 cm, signed l.r. and dated '29 on the reverse

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • for sale

Au grand steeple, 1929

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Agnes in a white blouse, gouache on paper, 52.0 x 38.0 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

watercolour • drawing • for sale

Agnes in a white blouse


previously for salepaintings, watercolours and drawings by Domergue J.G.


Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Laura, oil on panel, 24.0 x 19.0 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • previously for sale

Laura

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | The blue bird, oil on painter's board, 23.9 x 18.9 cm, signed l.r.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • previously for sale

The blue bird

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Parisienne, oil on panel, 24.0 x 18.4 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • previously for sale

Parisienne

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Ludmilla, oil on board, 54.9 x 45.8 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • previously for sale

Ludmilla

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | The blue gloves, oil on canvas, 60.1 x 73.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

painting • previously for sale

The blue gloves

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Elegant lady, watercolour on paper, 54.5 x 36.5 cm

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

Elegant lady

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | A sitting girl with ponytail, pencil and watercolour on paper, 40.5 x 32.0 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

A sitting girl with ponytail

Jean-Gabriel Domergue | Elegant lady with chain of pearls, watercolour and gouache on paper, 78.7 x 56.5 cm, signed l.l.

Jean-Gabriel Domergue

watercolour • drawing • previously for sale

Elegant lady with chain of pearls


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