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BLONDEL, Émile (1893 - 1970), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLONDEL, Émile (1893 - 1970), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 6 August 1893, in Le Havre; died 1970, in Pavillons-sous-Bois.


Émile Blondel came from a large family, and had to start working at the age of six. He was a ship's boy at the age of 16 on board a fishing boat off the coast of Newfoundland. He then unloaded the ships at the quays of Le Havre, and became the

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