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Charles Angrand

1854 - 1926

Charles Angrand was born in Criquetot-sur-Ouville in Normandy in 1854. He studied at the Académie de Peinture et de Dessin in Rouen, before moving to Paris in 1882 where he worked as a schoolteacher.

Angrand was friends with Paul Signac and Georges Seurat, and was a founding member of the Salon des Indépendants. While his early paintings were Impressionist in style, from the mid-1880s his work became influenced by Neo-Impressionism.

In 1896, Angrand returned to Normandy. He continued to contribute sporadically to the Salon des Indépendants up until his death in 1926.