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BASCOULÈS, Jean Désiré (1886 - 1976), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BASCOULÈS, Jean Désiré (1886 - 1976), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 19 August 1886, in Perpignan; died 1976, in Montpellier.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Orientalism.

School of Algiers.

After studying at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux, Bascoulès studied with Cormon in Paris. He then went to Algiers, staying at the Villa Abd-El-Tif.

The diffused light of his compositions seems to annihilate form, emphasising a darker

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