D'Espagnat, George

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D'Espagnat, George Gender: M
born on 14 August 1870 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Melun, France, 48n32, 2e40
Timezone LMT m2e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°52' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°41 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 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.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 4


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist