De Clérambault, Gaëtan Gatian
|Birthname||Gaëtan Henri Alfred Edouard Léon Marie Gatian de C|
|born on||2 July 1872 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )|
|Place||Bourges, France, 47n05, 2e24|
|Timezone||LMT m2e24 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°39' 02°48 Asc. 23°31'|
French psychiatrist and acclaimed painter who also wrote on the costumes of various native tribes.
He was also a professional photographer, and from 1914 to 1918 he took around 30,000 photographs; some of the photos taken as part of a research project involving symptoms of hysteria. Many of his photos were later placed in the Musée de l'Homme. For a period of time, Clérambault conducted classes on the art of draped costumes at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
For his actions during World War I, de Clérambault was awarded with a cross of the Légion d'Honneur as well as the Croix de guerre.
He committed suicide by firearm on 17 November 1934 in Malakoff, a commune southwest of Paris.
Didier Geslain archive, 'psychologues' pdf file, p. 20.
- Personal : Death : Suicide
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
- Vocation : Art : Photography
- Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychiatrist
- Vocation : Military : Honors