Marcel Dyf (French 1899-1985) showed a marked ability for painting at a young age. At 23 he became a professional artist and devoted himself entirely to painting. He soon became known not only in France, but also in England, America, Canada, Germany and Algeria. He was greatly honored in 1950 by being asked to exhibit in the National Display Gallery at the Carnegie Institute.
Through the application of color he transfers his personal feelings to the canvas. There is no touching, no reworking. his brushwork is fluid and perfect.; you can feel the impact of his colors and feel the wind in his landscapes, sense the various textures of the subjects he paints.
His work can be seen at Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, MA; Musee Arlaten. He is listed int he Benezit Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs.