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ASSE, Geneviève (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASSE, Geneviève (born 1923), Painter, engraver, illustrator

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 1923, in Vannes.

Painter, engraver, illustrator.

Groupe de l'Échelle.

Geneviève Asse settled in Paris in 1934 and studied at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs between 1940 and 1942. She then worked with the Groupe de l'Échelle and met Othon Friesz., who sponsored the group. Whilst employed as an ambulance driver in 1944, she took part in the evacuation of the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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