Joseph Edward Duvanel
Live and act
Duvanel studied from 1957 to 1958 at the Basel School of Applied Arts . There he was a student of Martin Alfred Christ. He then attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Geneva and from 1967 to 1974 the Paris Académie de la Grande Chaumière . From 1959 he worked as a painter and draftsman. Among other things, he created nudes, still lifes, landscapes and figure pictures. He often chose the subjects for his pictures from the area of fairy tales and legends, circus and puppet theater. In addition to various galleries, he exhibited in 1962 in the Museum of Fine Arts in Neuchâtel , whose collection includes works by him. Duvanel also worked as a pianist, graphic artist and illustrator. He was married to Adelheid Duvanel from 1962 to 1981 and was friends with the painter Ferenc Jánossy. In 1986 he died by suicide .
Duvanel was a member of the Farnsburg group .
- Swiss Institute for Art Research (Ed.): Biographical Lexicon of Swiss Art . Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich 1998, p.?.
- Thierry Greub: Duvanel, Joseph Edward . In: General Artist Lexicon . The visual artists of all times and peoples (AKL). Volume 31, Saur, Munich a. a. 2001, ISBN 3-598-22771-X , p. 311.
- Swiss Institute for Art Research (Ed.): Directory of artists in Switzerland. 1980-1990 . Huber, Frauenfeld 1991, p.
- Swiss Institute for Art Research (Ed.): Lexicon of contemporary Swiss artists . Huber, Frauenfeld 1981, p.?.
|SURNAME||Duvanel, Joseph Edward|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss painter and draftsman|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 21, 1941|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Pratteln|
|DATE OF DEATH||December 20, 1986|
|Place of death||Basel|