The Bar Door

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André Dignimont (French, 1891-1965)

watercolour, gouache and ink on paper

27.7cm x 18.5cm

signed Dignimont lower left

painted circa 1920



The Parisian painter André Dignimont (1891-1965) frequently exhibited at the “Salon d’Automne” and was closely connected with the world of contemporary writing, largely through his friendship with Francis Carco.

A highly talented designer and watercolourist, he also illustrated editions of many well-known classics, from Perrault’s Contes to “Gone With The Wind”. His painting also reveals a love of popular pastimes and amusements, cafes and public dances, brothels and bars, prostitutes and their clients.

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