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AGOSTINI, Tony (1916 - 1990), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AGOSTINI, Tony (1916 - 1990), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 April 1916, in Bastia, Corsica; died 1990, in Antony (Hauts-de-Seine).

Painter (gouache), draughtsman. Scenes with figures, figures, interiors with figures, still-lifes, flowers, landscapes, urban landscapes.

[not available online]Tony Agostini began his career as an administrator, and took up painting after meeting Gen-Paul, Francis Carco and Marcel Aymé in Montmartre in 1944.

His palette, both clashing and sombre, was possibly influenced

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