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BATAILLE, Henry (1872 - 1922), Draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, dramatist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BATAILLE, Henry (1872 - 1922), Draughtsman, engraver, lithographer, dramatist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 April 1872, in Nîmes; died 1922, in Rueil (Hauts-de-Seine).

Draughtsman, engraver (dry-point/etching), lithographer, dramatist, poet. Figures, nudes, portraits. Posters.

Henry Bataille intended originally to be a painter. He studied for four years at the École des Beaux-Arts and at the private Académie Julian in Paris. As an engraver, he learned the dry point, etching

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