Edouard CREMIEUX (1856-1944)
chemineau male name
OLDER He who walks the roads and who lives on odd jobs, alms, theft.
Oil on cardboard signed lower left, titled on the back
18 x 13 cm
Édouard Crémieux born in 1856 and in May 1944, is a French painter.
A pupil of Guindon, of Fernand Cormon at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris then of Tony Robert-Fleury, he returned to Marseille where he established himself as one of the masters of the Provencal school. He exhibits at the salon of the association of Provençal artists and at the Rhône salon. He won many awards. The museums of Digne, Hyères, Marseille and Cassis have some of his paintings. In 1892, he obtained an honorable mention at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1884 to 1912 then, in 1895, a 3rd class medal.
A Jew, he was deported by Convoy No. 72, dated April 29, 1944, from the Drancy Camp to Auschwitz and was assassinated on his arrival at the Auschwitz camp in May 1944, along with his wife, Adrienne Padova. His son, Albert Crémieux, deported by the same Convoy, survives the Shoah.
Referenced: BENEZIT - SCHURR
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