Beautiful Women in Paintings by Jean-Gabriel Domergue in the Early 20th Century

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Born 1889 in Bordeaux, French painter Jean-Gabriel Domergue studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1911, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome.

Women in paintings by Jean-Gabriel Domergue in the early 20th century
From the 1920s onward, Domergue concentrated on portraits, and claimed to be “the inventor of the pin-up”. He also designed clothes for the couturier Paul Poiret.
From 1955 until 1962, Domergue was the curator of the Musée Jacquemart-André, organising exhibitions of the works of Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Goya and others.
Domergue specialized in portraits of Parisian women. He was appointed a Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur. He died in 1962 on a Paris sidewalk. These beautiful photos captured portraits of women in paintings by Jean-Gabriel Domergue in the early 20th century.
Woman in Black, Venice, 1919

Fernande Cabanel, 1920

Les Clientes des Galeries Lafayette, 1920

Portrait de femme au tutu, 1920

Château de Madrid, 1921

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