Jean-Gabriel Domergue - Aux courses (Art Deco) - Framed Picture - 16"H x 12"W
A 16"H x 12"W framed print of 'Jean-Gabriel Domergue - Aux courses'
Jean-Gabriel Domergue was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women.
Domergue studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1911, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome.
From the 1920s onward he concentrated on portraits, and claimed to be "the inventor of the pin-up". He also designed clothes for the couturier Paul Poiret.
From 1955 until 1962 he was the curator of the Musée Jacquemart-André, organising exhibitions of the works of Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Goya and others.
Jean-Gabriel Domergue was a member of the jury for Miss France 1938.