Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Leon Carré

[France] (b 1878/d 1942)

from "Le Jardin Des Caresses" (1921) [www.pinterest.com]

"Leon Carré was born in Granville, Manche and started his studies in the Rennes Fine Arts  School , studying later  in Paris with Leon Bonnat and Luc-Olivier Merson."  He traveled through Algeria in 1905 and Spain in 1911...Carré exhibited his work since 1900 in the best French Art Exhibitions...he won the  Abd-el-Tif prize in 1909 together with Jules Migonney... he was also a two-time winner of the Chenavard Prize.. One of his most famous works was the 12 volume Edition of "Arabian Nights" with a large group of fabulous Illustrations , in a joint work with Mohamed Racim...

Biography : Wikipedia
Detailed biography : www.cerclealgerianiste.fr/
Many of the Beautiful Leon Carré Illustrations : Google Images

Algeria 1939 "New York World Fair" (5,1) [Engr (Jules Piel)][Recess] Sc(125,...,130)

Algeria 1940 "Soldiers Dependents Relief Fund" (4,1) [Photo] Sc(B32,...,B35)

[ Sorry, but I have a problem with the size of the letters in my blogs, and Blogger doesn't help me... I have to quit using different fonts and letters and I have to live with it!!]

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