Laurens, Paul Albert
|born on||18 January 1870 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||28°05' 07°14 Asc. 00°39'|
French painter who was the eldest son of painter Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921).
Around 1912, with his father and a student of his, Ulysses Ravaut, Laurens worked to decorate the Capitole at the request of the municipality of Toulouse.
During the First World War, he worked with other artists including Dunoyer de Segonzac, Forain, Georges Paul Leroux (brother of Auguste Leroux), Abel Truchet, Henri Callot, Avy and Devambez on camouflage within the armed forces and their work served as a model for the Allied armies.
Laurens was Professor of Drawing at the École Polytechnique between 1919 and 1934. was appointed member of the French Academy of Fine Arts in 1933.
Among his students were Jean Bertholle, Yvonne Kleiss-Herzig, René Marie Castaing, Robert Lepeltier, Raoul Dastrac, Albert Demarest, Monique Cras, Lucien Simon, Yvon Dieulafé, Roger Marius Debat, Lucien-Victor Delpy, Achener Maurice, Jean Jules Louis Cavaillès, Lucienne Capdevielle, André Leroux, Nicolas Untersteller, Feyhaman Duran, Pierre Langlade and Dominique Frassati.
He died on 27 September 1934, aged 64, in Toulon.
- associate relationship with Dunoyer de Segonsac, André (born 6 July 1884)
- associate relationship with Forain, Jean-Louis (born 23 October 1852)
- child->parent relationship with Laurens, Jean-Paul (born 28 March 1838)
- (has as) student relationship with Bertholle, Jean (born 26 June 1909)
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (6th arr., acte n° 191) from the online Paris archives.
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)