Émile Friant 1863-1932 | French naturalist painter
Friant carries out primarily portraits and scene paintings of the everyday life. Its fabrics draw their instantaneous character in the photographic process. After the success of the World Fair of 1889, which crowns it of a gold medal for All Saints’ day, Émile Friant receives many orders of portrait paintings of personalities nancéiennes and American. 1914: Drawing of Émile Friant: Marie Marvingt with George Gille Nancy army medical officer and a casualty, Ordering body. Its contribution with art decorative is more restricted than those of the painters Camille Martin or Victor Prouvé. It gives Louis Majorelle, in collaboration with Camille Martin, a decoration of furniture on the topic of Gift Quichotte and makes carry out at René Wiener a binding illustrating the guillotine and the executors of the criminal decrees during the Revolution. Émile Friant is member of the management Committee of the School of Nancy since 1901. Émile Friant teaches at the National School of the Art schools in 1906.