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ASSUS, Armand Jacques (1892 - 1977), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASSUS, Armand Jacques (1892 - 1977), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 4 April 1892, in Algiers; died 28 June 1977, in Antibes.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Orientalism.

School of Algiers.

Armand Jacques Assus was a pupil of Cauvy, the director of the École des Beaux-Arts in Algiers, then of Rochegrosse and Fernand Cormon in Paris. On returning to Algiers, he became a friend of Albert Camus, lending him his studio for

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