French, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 24 March 1876, in Quimperlé; died February 1960, in Larmor.
Painter, engraver. History painting, religious subjects, landscapes.
Adolphe Beaufrère came to Paris in 1894 and studied with Gustave Moreau. In 1897, he was admitted to the painting section of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, where he met Matisse, Manquet and Rouault. He exhibited paintings in most of the Paris Salons, including the Salon des Artistes Français in 1898, the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in 1899, the Salon des Indépendants from 1907 and the Salon d'Automne in 1910. He showed his engravings at the Salon des Tuileries and the exhibitions of the Société des Peintres-Graveurs Français. He has featured in group exhibitions including 2001, ...