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BENOÎT, Jean (<i>born</i> 1922), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENOÎT, Jean (born 1922), Painter

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1922, in Quebec.


Surrealist group.

In the course of his art studies, Jean Benoît, like many young Canadian artists, came under the influence of Alfred Pellan. He has only rarely shown his works and is uneasy with the traditional materials of painting. Since 1959, he has taken part in the activities of the Surrealist Group. He has put on

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