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René-Pierre Joseph Creston (St-Nazaire 1898 - Etables-sur-Mer 1964) - Artist


French painter, graphic artist a. ethnologist, studied painting in Paris 1916-21 under F. Cormon, temporarily he worked as a sailor, in 1933 he accompanied an expedition to Greenland as painter, as a result he worked as ethnologist at the Paris Musée d'Homme, he supported the culture of Brittany a. published a standard work on its traditional costumes, Brittany was also the place where he foung most of his motifs. Mus.: Brest, Quimper, Rennes, Saint-Brieuc. Lit.: Saur, Bénézit.


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René-Pierre Joseph Creston (St-Nazaire 1898 - Etables-sur-Mer 1964)

The St. Philibert and Crane in a Harbour

Proceeds : 4.700 €

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Catalog: Mai 2014 (05/2014)

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