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BOURGEOIS, Louise (<i>died</i> 2010), Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOURGEOIS, Louise (died 2010), Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver, painter

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French, 20th century, female.

Active from 1938 active in, and in 1951 naturalised in the USA.

Born 25 December,1911, in Paris; died 31 May 2010, in New York City.

Sculptor, draughtswoman, engraver, painter.

Louise Bourgeois studied mathematics at the Sorbonne from 1932 to 1935 but began to study art at the École du Louvre. She also attended the École des Beaux-Arts and studied at

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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