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Emilienne Delacroix (1893-1990)

  • French painter born into a lower class family

  • Only began her artistic career at the age of 50 in Saint Paul de Vence, Provence, after working as a tailor

  • Known for her use of rich and pure colors, creating 3D textures and layers

  • 3D texture of paintings resembles embroidery and bas-relief on porcelain

  • Focused on painting scenery and the daily life in Provence

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