Roses and cornflowers - GUIRAND DE SCÉVOLA
Roses and cornflowers (GDS)

Lucien Victor GUIRAND DE SCÉVOLA (Sète, 1871 – Paris, 1950)

He was a student of Fernand Cormon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, a member of the Société des Pastellistes and of the Committee of the Société des Beaux-Arts, where he exhibited regularly.
Guirand de Scévola is a versatile artist who can express himself in different styles and techniques, as well as he can range in various subjects, from landscape to still life and portrait. The symbolist production gave him great notoriety, especially the high society portraits.
He is considered one of the inventors of military camouflage during the First World War.


Paris Musée National d’Art Moderne-Centre Georges Pompidou
Evreux Musée de l’Ancien Evêché