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AUGUSTE DONNAY (Belgian / 1862-1911)

Auguste Donnay was born in Liège, the son of the sculptor Lambert Donnay. At a young age he attended night classes at the Liège Académie des Beaux-Arts, where one of his teachers was Émile Berchmans. Auguste Donnay went to Paris on a five-months travel bursary at the age of 25. There, Donnay met the Nabis, and discovered the work of Puvis de Chavannes. Donnay became a professor at the Liège Académie in 1901. Auguste Donnay was a writer as well as a painter and illustrator; the Musée de l'Art Wallon de Liège organised an exhibition celebrating his work in 1991. See: Bosmant, Auguste Donnay, 1967; Parisse, Auguste Donnay, 1862-1920, Un visage de la tere wallone, 1991.

See also:

EMILE BERCHMANS
HANS CHRISTIANSEN
HENRY DETOUCHE
LOUIS JOHN RHEAD

Selected prints by AUGUSTE DONNAY

Artémis, 1898
Lithograph

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