Derveaux, born August 26, 1914, in Paris and died on
November 14, 2010, in Saint-Malo1, is an artist and
publisher of French art.
He produced nearly 2,500
drawings, a hundred engraved woods and linos, 40,000
etchings, 6,000 stones, zinc, aluminum, 300 copper
engravings, 1,000 silk-screen prints, nearly 10 million
copies drawn; advertising prints and art editions by
lithography, typography, and offset lithography.
After the beginning of artistic and literary career in
the North, of which he highlighted the architectural
heritage by publishing several illustrated works of his
own works, engravings on copper, on wood, drawings ...,
demobilized in 1941 he comes s
to establish in Saint-Malo.
Daniel Derveaux was the only artist to have really
designed and engraved the old Saint-Malo as it was
before the bombing of August 1944. His tests have also
served, in the reconstruction of Saint-Malo, the
He writes and illustrates many books on St Malo, Rennes
and the Rance Valley.
At the same time, he created lithographs of Breton
portraits, costumes and sites, harbor views and numerous
geographical or historical maps of France and all its
regions, for example the map of Brittany with a coat of
arms of several thousand.
Copies-, about Europe and the world.
He was also advertising by creating many posters,
leaflets, letterheads for the use of many events
throughout the western region.
Married in 1944 to Renée Moigne, he had three children.
It was in 1982 that Pierre Derveaux took over Daniel
Derveaux's Editions d'Art with new historical
engravings, which he passed in 2006 to his son