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BELLEFLEUR, Léon (1910 - 2007), Painter, printmaker (etching and lithography), illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLEFLEUR, Léon (1910 - 2007), Painter, printmaker (etching and lithography), illustrator

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Montreal; died 21 February 2007, in Montreal.

Painter, printmaker (etching and lithography), illustrator.

From 1929 to 1938, Léon Bellefleur studied at the School of Fine Arts, Montreal, taking evening classes. When he received a grant from the Canadian Council, he visited Paris in 1955, 1958 and 1959. In Paris, he met André Breton on several occasions and began

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