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BAYA (1931 - 1998), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BAYA (1931 - 1998), Painter

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Algerian, 20th century, female.

Born 12 December 1931, in Bordj-el-Kiffan; died 9 November 1998, in El-Boulaida.

Painter.

Baya was orphaned at a young age and never learnt to read and write, but when she was 13 years old, she began to draw, paint and sculpt. From 1942 she was educated by Marguerite Benhoura, an assistant and friend of Miro, and the sculptor Jean Peyrissac also took an

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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