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BENRATH, Frédéric (<i>born</i> 1930), Painter (including gouache)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENRATH, Frédéric (born 1930), Painter (including gouache)

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1930, in Chatou.

Painter (including gouache).


Gérard studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Toulon from 1949 to 1952, and travelled to Germany the following year, where he was inspired by the Romanticism of Schloss Benrath (near Düsseldorf); his pseudonym combines the castle's name with Nietzsche's first name, Friedrich. He lives and works in Paris.

His work has featured in numerous Paris

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