Jean Despujols

Jean Despujols

Birth
Salles, Departement de la Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Death 26 Jan 1965 (aged 78)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 13076220 · View Source
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French Painter. His greatest body of work is held in toto at the Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana. These works depict French Indochina before the destruction of World War II and the wars that followed it. He fled to the United States to escape the Nazi occupation of France, and settled in Shreveport where he was sought after for his excellent portrait work. Winner of numerous awards for his artistic skill and personal bravery in World War I.

Bio by: John Andrew Prime


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  • Originally Created by: John Andrew Prime
  • Added: 20 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13076220
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Despujols (19 Mar 1886–26 Jan 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13076220, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .