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BONNET, Rudolf (1895 - 1978), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONNET, Rudolf (1895 - 1978), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Amsterdam; died 1978.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman. Figures, portraits, local scenes.

Orientalism.

[not available online]Rudolf Bonnet probably studied at the academy of fine arts in The Hague before travelling in Italy and then Indonesia from 1928. He spent a large part of his life on Bali in an attempt to introduce young Indonesian artists to a broader public.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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