Ernestine est a peindre 1956
- About the artworkAbout artwork & ArtistFrom the album "La Parisienne"
Publisher: Paris: Joseph Foret Editeur D'Art
Edition size: 207, this being one the 30 of 207 copies from the suite on "Japon" with "remarques"
Signature: stone signed lower right
- About the artist
Jean-Gabriel Domergue was born on March 4th 1889 in Bordeaux, France.
He was a French painter specialising in portraits of Parisian women.
He studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1911, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome.
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. Domergue was appointed a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur. He died 16 November 1962 on a Paris sidewalk.