André des Gachons

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André des Gachons (March 15, 1871 - July 13, 1951) was a French painter and illustrator.

He exhibited at the Salon des Gachons from 1892 and at the Salon des Cent from January 1895.[1] His use of watercolors were delicate. From 1913, in La Chaussee-sur-Marne, he painted weather observations each day at regular times, small watercolors; more than 77,000 were sent to the weather service in Paris.[2] With his brother Jacques, Gachons published "l’Album des légendes" (“Livre des légendes”), a collection of poems, tales and legends.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "André des Gachons". Art-et-metiers.net. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Jean-Paul Barbier, Des Châlonnais illustres, célèbres et mémorables, 2000.