Born 1911, Nogent-sur-Marne, France
Died 1967, Toulon, France
1928-1931 Moves to Paris to study art and advertising.
1930-1933 Works alone at Concarneau and Rabat, Morocco, focusing on landscapes and still-life paintings and lithographs.
Early 1940s Moves to Brittany; studies works of Paul Sérusier. Deyrolle implements the artist’s use of figure/ground relationships, but does not detach figures from the background like Sérusier.
1942 Settles in Paris; meets other abstraction painters including Jean Dewasne and Hans Hartung through the Galerie Denise René.
1944 Though an active artist for quite some time, Deyrolle dates this year to his birth as an artist. He exhibits at the Salon d’Automne.
1950 Begins painting in tempera and continues his work as a printmaker. A major work, Séjour, is published in Paris in 1970 with Samuel Beckett.