René Beauclair ( - )
The man who called himself René Beauclair had the baptismal name Ludovic-Jean-Joseph-Marie POPINEAU. He is in turn an architect, decorator, ceramist, sculptor and painter. This southern artist, who lives in Toulouse, Castelnau de Montmiral, made his reputation thanks to the publication of decorative models in the art nouveau style at the beginning of the 20th century. He produced a great deal between the wars. A painter and decorator, he was also the author of many war memorials. He participated with talent in the production of decorative ceramics for Odetta in Quimper in the 1930s. He is one of the most prolific artists of the Odetta period.
He produced many works in Toulouse and in the Gaillac region. He is present at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Gaillac and at the Musée de la Faïence in Quimper.