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ID: 500125109
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500125109

 
Record Type: Person
Lesage, Augustin (French painter and naive artist, 1876-1954)

Note: Lesage was a miner who claimed that he was instructed to paint by voices and that spirits guided his choice of paint color. His first and most well known painting is 3 meters square and is meticulously covered with intricate patterns that recall Mexican, Indian, and Egyptian art.

Names:
Lesage, Augustin (preferred,V,index,LC)
Augustin Lesage (V,display)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
naive artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Auchel (Hauts-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Lesage, Augustin (I)

Biographies:
(French painter and naive artist, 1876-1954) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1876-1954) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Augustin Lesage ........ [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Lesage, Augustin ........ [GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 102
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 97115566
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 97115566; Accessed 30 March 2006

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRL, VP]
....................  Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 102
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n97115566
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n97115566
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 97115566; Accessed 30 March 2006
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 102
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