Tuby, Victor

SCULPTOR, PAINTER, POET, BIOLOGIST, HUMANIST (FRANCE)
BORN 8 Jun 1888, Cannes la Bocca - DIED 25 Dec 1945, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetière du Grand-Jas, 205 avenue de Grasse (Allée du Sud)

Victor Tuby was the grandson of Jean-Baptiste Tuby. He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1904 to 1912 and was a pupil of Injalbert. He served in the army during the First World War. In 1919 he married Suzanne Clément (d.29 Aug 1975), also known as the widow Révillon.

He was active as a sculptor, a painter, a biolohist and a humanist. His poetry was inspired by Frédéric Mistral and written in the language of the region. Aborad he was better known as a sculptor. In 1919 he was one of the founders of the Académie provençale de Cannes. His residence in Cannes became a museum of the Provence.

Images

The grave of Victor Tuby at the Cimetière du Grand-Jas, Cannes.
Picture by Androom (30 Nov 2008)

 

The grave of Victor Tuby at the Cimetière du Grand-Jas, Cannes.
Picture by Androom (30 Nov 2008)

 


Tunc, Irène

Published: 24 Jul 2011
Last update: 24 Jul 2011