Lucien Seevagen Biography

Lucien Seevagen




French painter and printmaker Lucien Seevagen was born in Chaumont (Haute-Marne), in 1887. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and beginning in 1907 was a regular exhibitor at the Salon des Artistes Francais, the Salon des Independants, and the Salon d'Automne. 

Seevagen was especially known for his works depicting the Brehat archipelago, where he lived with his wife beginning in 1920. He died there in 1959. 

His works are represented in the Nevers Municiple Museum; the Museum of Fine Arts Rennes; the Museum of Art and History, Saint-Brieuc; the Narbonne Museum of Art and History; the Museum of Art, Archeology, and Natural Sciences, Troyes; the Boston Fine Arts Museum; and the Canada Museum of Fine Arts.