MacDougall Auctions 30 November 2004

30 November 2004

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

Still Life with Fish

83. WIDHOPFF, DAVID 1867-1933

Still Life with Fish Signed.

Oil on paper nailed on board. 54 by 76 cm.
2,000-3,000 Pounds

David Widhopff was born in Odessa in 1867 and graduated from the Odessa school of art, then studied in Munkhen Academy of Art. He himself taught art briefly in Rio de Janeiro. Came to Paris in the 1890s, painted portraits, worked with French publishers and magazines including "Courier Francais" and "L'assiette au beurre". Was the only foreigner to be elected to Head of the Salon of Drawers-Caricaturists. Exhibited in the Salon d'Automne, Salon des Independents etc. Was awarded the medal of the French Legion.

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