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BELLAN, Claude (<i>born</i> 1933), Painter, draughtsman, printmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLAN, Claude (born 1933), Painter, draughtsman, printmaker

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1933, in Bordeaux.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, printmaker (monotypes). Religious subjects, local scenes (bullfighting).

Claude Bellan studied humanities, and began painting in 1952 under the influence of Matisse. He continued to work part-time at the Centre Nationale des Recherches Scientifiques (CNRS). Since the 1990s, he has lived and worked in Pugnac, in the Gironde.

He has participated in group exhibitions including: 1963, Salon

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