Author: André Dunoyer de Segonzac

Title: Untitled

Period: 20th Century

Date:: s. XX

Technique: Dry point

Dimensions: 11 x 15 cm

Series number: 28/40

Registry number: GE-181

André Dunoyer de Segonzac

Boussy-Saint-Antoine, 1884

André Dunoyer de Segonzac (7 July 1884 – 17 September 1974) was a French painter and graphic artist.

He spent his childhood in Boussy-Saint-Antoine  and in Paris. His parents wanted him to attend the military academy of Saint-Cyr but, recognizing his strong interest in drawing, they agreed to his enrollment at the Free Academy of Luc-Olivier Merson. Merson’s academic style of instruction did not suit Segonzac, however, and, following a period of military service, he studied at the Académie La Palette, whose staff included Jacques Émile Blanche. Soon giving this up in favor of an independent course, free of any masters, he later cited 1906 as the starting date of his artistic career.

His first submission to the Salon d’Automne was in 1908; the next year he exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants,  and for the next several years he exhibited regularly at both. In the early 1910s he became a member of Section d’Or. He was one of the modernists included in the Armory Show that opened in New York in 1913, with subsequent showings in Chicago and Boston.

In 1914,...

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