André Devambez is the son of the engraver, printer and publisher Édouard Devambez, founder of the Maison Devambez in Paris. When he was born in the 1st arrondissement1, his father was twenty-three and his mother twenty-two. André grew up in an artistic atmosphere and decided very young to become an artist. From an early age, André Devambez also worked with his father. In the Passage des Panoramas workshop, where Maison Devambez is located, they design stationery, menus, artistic prints and various advertisements, all animated by a tingling of life that makes the success of the House. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in the studio of the painter Benjamin Constant, and also received advice from Gabriel Guay and Jules Lefebvre at the Julian2 Academy.
He exhibited at the Salon of French Artists in 1889 and obtained a 2nd class medal there in 1898, the year he went out of competition3. sublime painting by an artist very much sought after today. the battle of verdun
single provenance rare piece.