Reference Entry

DEWASNE, Jean (1921 - 1999), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEWASNE, Jean (1921 - 1999), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies


Show Summary Details


French, 20th century, male.

Born 21 May 1921, in Hellemmes-Lille; died 24 July 1999, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, lithographer.

After a pointilliste phase in his late teens, Dewasne produced his first abstract paintings in around 1942. By 1945, along with painters such as Hartung, De Staël, Schneider, Poliakoff and Deyrolle, he was creating Post-Cubist work. From 1947 onwards, he followed his friend Pierre Courtin's approach

Reference Entry.  1300 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or purchase to access all content.