Symbolism Art Movement

Victor Hugo | Symbolist /Surrealist / Abstract Expressionism painter

Victor Marie Hugo ( 1802-1885 ) was not only one of France's greatest poet, novelist and dramatist, but also a prolific artist, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman and caricaturist. Victor Hugo produced more than 4000 drawings. Originally pursued as a casual hobby, drawing became more important to Hugo shortly before his exile, when he made the decision to stop writing in order to devote himself to politics.

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