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ABBAL, André (1876 - 1953), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ABBAL, André (1876 - 1953), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 16 November 1876, in Montech; died 20 June 1953, in Carbonne.

Sculptor, painter, draughtsman. Figures, animals. Busts.

After following the advice of the sculpture-lovers in his family, Abbal became a pupil of Falguière and Mercié at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He started exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français from 1896, gaining a third-place medal in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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