|BORN 21 Sep 1862, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique - DIED 11 Dec 1947, Versailles, Yvelines: rue de la Paroisse|
Symbolist painter. Brother of the painter Paul Chabas. He visited the Académie Julian where he was a pupil of Bouguereau and Robert-Fleury. He exposed at the Artistes français (1883-1913), the Société nationale des Beaux-Arts and at the Amis des Beaux-Arts de Nantes (1890-1907). He also took part in all the Salons de Rose+Croix. In 1895 he decorated the Buffet of the Lyon-Parrache railway station.
In 1900 he moved to 3 Villa Sainte-Foy, Neuilly-sur-Seine (near Paris). From that time onwards he painted cosmic and spiritual meditations (exhibited in Nantes, 1925). He was a 'believer' and remained faithful to spiritualism, defending it in 1935 by stating that humanity needed a superior ideal.
Work: "Vers la lumière" (c.1895); "Paysage" (c.1895).
was pupil to Bouguereau, William
Les Peintres de l'âme, Snoeck-Ducaju, Gent, 1999
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