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BONTECOU, Lee (<i>born</i> 1931), Sculptor, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONTECOU, Lee (born 1931), Sculptor, lithographer

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 15 January 1931, in Providence (Rhode Island).

Sculptor, lithographer.

Lee Bontecou trained at the Art Students League from 1952 to 1955 under William Zorach. In 1957-1958, she was awarded the Fulbright Prize for Italy, which included a grant for travel to Italy and Greece. In 1963, she received the Second Corcoran Prize in Washington. In her early days she created bronze sculptures of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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