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BELLMER, Hans (1902 - 1975), Photographer, Painter, sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BELLMER, Hans (1902 - 1975), Photographer, Painter, sculptor, engraver

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German, 20th century, male.

Active also in France.

Born 1902, in Kattowitz, Germany (now Katowice, Poland); died 24 February 1975, in Paris.

Photographer, Painter (gouache), sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Portraits.

Surrealist group.

Raised in a family of engineers, Hans Bellmer trained as a technical draughtsman at the polytechnic college in Berlin from 1922 to 1924. At the beginning of the 1920s,

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