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AMADO, Jean (1922 - 1995), Sculptor, ceramicist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AMADO, Jean (1922 - 1995), Sculptor, ceramicist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 27 January 1922, in Aix-en-Provence; died October 1995.

Sculptor, ceramicist. Architectural integration, monuments.

Jean Amado studied drawing and painting from 1940-1941. He then joined the Resistance against the German occupation until 1944 - first in Aix, then in the department of Drôme. In 1947 he set up a ceramics studio in Aix and started exhibiting his sculptures in the same year.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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