Pierre Chapuis

Deauville – The Artists – Chapuis, Pierre

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who painted in Deauville. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

Pierre Chapuis
Pierre Chapuis

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Pierre Chapuis (1863 – 1942) was born in a modest family in Paris. He started his career as an apprentice for decorators.

He became quite known for his theatre decors until he was discovered as an artist.

His aquarelle paintings of Deauville and Trouville-sur-Mer are well known.

Not much else is know about this French painter.



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1913- Pierre Chapuis - The Gontaut Biron road at Deauville
1913- Pierre Chapuis – The Gontaut Biron road at Deauville

TODAY: The Contaut-Bidon road is still THE place to walk in Deauville. You can compare it with the Champs Elysee in Paris, stacked with high-end shops.

1919- Pierre Chapuis - The Gontaut Biron road at Deauville
1919- Pierre Chapuis – The Gontaut Biron road at Deauville

Chapuis painted in several places in France, however, his works in Normandy are the best known. Here are the places he painted (a link “” to his works will appear below when published):

  • Brittany
    • La Trinite sur Mer
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Chartres
  • Grand Est
    • Troyes
  • Hauts-de-France
    • Merlimont
  • Normandy
  • Pays de la Loire
    • Le Croisic

Deauville was (and still is) a popular place to paint. Here are the artists we found that worked in the city and its surroundings. When an artist’s work is published by us, we’ll show a link (“⇠“) to their works of art. A “*” indicates that the artist did NOT paint directly in Deauville, instead worked in Deauville’s surroundings.

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