|born on||14 August 1870 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )|
|Place||Melun, France, 48n32, 2e40|
|Timezone||LMT m2e40 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||21°52' 03°41 Asc. 06°19'|
French painter, illustrator and stage designer. D’Espagnat was a mainstream Post-Impressionist and had close relationships with many avant-garde critics, composers and poets of the period and exhibited and worked alongside Claude Monet, Renoir, van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin, Picasso, Camille Pissaro, Pierre Bonnard, Paul Signac, Maurice Denis, Armand Guillaumin, Marc Chagall, Louis Valtat and many others. In 1936 he became a professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He was Vice President of the Salon d’Automne. In 1936 he decorated the Mairie in Vincennes; in 1938 the Palais de Justice in Toulouse and in 1939 the ceiling of the Salle Victor Hugo in the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris. Though disrupted by World War II, he continued to paint until his death in 1950.
Gauquelin vol 4
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist