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Charles Fouqueray

 (1872 - 1956)
Charles Fouqueray was active/lived in France.  Charles Fouqueray is known for painting.

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Charles Fouqueray


An artist who developed close professional ties with the French Navy, Charles Fouqueray occupies an important and unique niche in the annuals of French art. While public tastes and the Salons were riding the innovation and birth of Impressionism, Fouqueray dove wholeheartedly into a well-defined, tight realism for his romantic portrayals of the importance of France's maritime history. Most often, whether naval, merchant or recreational sailors, his work emphasizes the efforts of the humans involved, with segments of ships as his background settings. This made him a popular illustrator for publications and books, including some of Rudyard Kipling's writings.

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About  Charles Fouqueray

Born:  1872
Died:   1956
Known for:  painting