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date: 14 July 2020

Éluard, Paul (pseudonym of Eugène Grindel) (1895–1952) French writer, patron, collector, entrepreneur, draughtsman, and collagist, 

A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

a leading figure of *Surrealism from the beginning of the movement. Éluard is best known as one of the outstanding French poets of the 20th century, but he was deeply interested in the visual arts and was a friend of many distinguished painters, several of whom he commissioned to illustrate his books (notably ... ...

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