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Acrylic on canvas
Signature on the back

30 x 30 x 1.6 cm.

12 x 12 x 0.6 inch.


Celebrities of Occitanie Collection 

During the Second World War, the Vichy regime stripped him of some of his posts and honours because of his refusal to collaborate with Vichy and the German occupiers.

Nevertheless, he continued to play an active role in French cultural life during these troubled years, notably as a member of the Académie française.

Did you know?

Paul Valéry was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature twelve times.

It is believed that the Swedish Academy intended to award him the prize in 1945, had he not died that year.

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