Branly, Élisabeth

PAINTER (FRANCE)
BORN 19 Nov 1899, Verdun, Meuse - DIED 25 Jun 1972, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 10, Chemin Denon, ligne 01)

Élisabeth Branly-Tournon was the daughter of Édouard Branly. She married the architect Paul Tournon. She was a member of the Ateliers d'art sacré of Georges Desvallières and Maurice Denis. In 1925 she participated in the Salon des arts décoratifs and in 1929 she exhibited at the Salon des humoristes. In 1937 she was represented at the Universal Exhibition.

She decorated the baptisteries of churches that were designed by her husband, among them the Sacré-Coeur in Casablanca and the Saint Esprit at the Avenue Daumesnil in Paris. The painter Florence Tournon-Branly and the architect Marion Tournon-Branly are her daughters.

Family
• Father: Branly, Édouard
• Daughter: Tournon-Branly, Marion

Images

The grave of Édouard Branly at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 

The grave of Édouard Branly at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 

Sources
http://www.coubertin.fr/offres/file_inline_src/501/501_P_20858_2.pdf
Élisabeth Branly-Tournon — Wikipédia


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Published: 28 Feb 2022
Last update: 05 Apr 2022