Early life and workEdit
Jules Abel Faivre was born in Lyon, France. He attended École nationale des beaux-arts de Lyon for three years. He then attended the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian. He was a member of the Société des Artistes Français. He lived in La Croix-Valmer. Professionally, he created propaganda posters for the French Army in World War I. He drew comics for Le Rire, L'Écho de Paris, and Le Figaro.
Later life and legacyEdit
Faivre died in August, 1945, in Nice, France. A boulevard is named after Faivre in La Croix-Valmer. His work is held in the collections of the National Library of Medicine, the University of Michigan, the Museum of Modern Art. and the Brooklyn Museum.
- Benezit Dictionnary of Artists
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- "Hygiène Par Abel Faivre". Images from the History of Medicine. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
- "Jours de guerre, 1915-1919 / Abel Faivre". Digital General Collection. University of Michigan Libraries. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
- "On les aura!, 2e. Emprunt de La Défense Nationale". The Collection. Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
- "Jules-Abel Faivre". Collections. Brooklyn Museum. Retrieved 26 October 2013.
- Media related to Abel Faivre at Wikimedia Commons
- Abel Faivre on artnet
- Abel Faivre on Gallica French archives
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