Dyf, Marcel

Description: Marcel Dyf (French, b. 1899-1985) Camps Oil Painting on Canvas. Measures – 14.5″ h x 17.5″ w, 2″ frame.

Marcel Dyf (born Marcel Dreyfus, 7 October 1899–15 September 1985) was a French impressionist painter.

He painted frescoes in the city halls of Saint-Martin-de-Crau and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. He also painted frescoes in the Museon Arlaten and in the dining hall of the Collège Ampère, both of which are in Arles. He also designed windows inside the Église Saint-Louis in Marseille.

In the 1950s, he started wintering in Paris and summering in Cannes, where he attracted the attention of American art collectors.

His work was exhibited and sold at the Petrides Gallery, the Salon d’Automne, the Salon des Tuileries and the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris as well as galleries in Cannes, Nice, Marseille and Strasbourg. Overseas, it was exhibited at the Frost & Reed Gallery in London.