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The Lost Ones

Séraphine de Senlis, The Painter's Delirium

The Lost OnesSéraphine de Senlis, The Painter's Delirium

Séraphine de Senlis is one of the most important French painters of naïve painting. She was an uneducated woman who earned a living as a cleaning lady. But one day a vision from God told her to pick up a paint brush. Entirely self-taught, from then on she painted incessantly until her mental illness took over. She died in 1942 in a mental hospital.

Duration :

6 min

Available :

From 09/07/2019 to 01/03/2024

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage