testBlanche Camus (París, 1884 - 1968)Blanche Camus (Paris, 1884 - 1968) "First steps"Oil on canvas. Signed. French landscape and portrait painter. Neo-impressionist. Daughter of the botanist Gustave Camus. She studied in Paris with Robert-Fleury, Jules Lefebvre and Adolphe Déchenaud. She mostly worked in the French Midi, where she befriended Henri-Martin and Dunoyer de Segonzac. She regularly exhibited in Paris, at the Salon des Artistes Français between 1911 and 1939, and was awarded their gold medal in 1920. She also exhibited her work at the prestigious Bernheim-Jeune and Georges Petit galleries. She was decorated as a Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur. The museums of Besançon, Chalon-sur-Saon, Douai, Lyon and Nice have her paintings among their collections. 185 x 230 cm.