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Jean Rigaud

 (1912 - 1999)
Jean Rigaud was active/lived in France.  Jean Rigaud is known for Marine and landscape painting, village scenes.

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Jean Rigaud

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A 20th-century French realist and impressionist painter, especially known for marine subjects, Jean Rigaud was born in Bordeaux in 1912, just before the beginning of World War I.  He also did other subjects including French village scenes and works reflecting his widespread travels including to Spain, Egypt and Morocco.  For the French government, he was Official Marine Painter and in that capacity traveled to the United States on the ship, Jean Bart.

His early training was from his artist and art-teacher father, Pierre Gaston Rigaud, and he encouraged his son as well as other students to develop their own unique approach to painting.  He then enrolled in the l'Ecole des Beaux Arts at the Atelier An  ...  Displaying 750 of 1779 characters.



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About  Jean Rigaud

Born:  1912 - Bordeaux, France
Died:   1999 - Guyenne, France
Known for:  Marine and landscape painting, village scenes