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BRIANCHON, Maurice (1899 - 1979), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRIANCHON, Maurice (1899 - 1979), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 11 January 1899, in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe; died 1 March 1979, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, decorative designer. Portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, landscapes, seascapes. Murals, designs for tapestries, designs for stained-glass windows, stage sets.

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[not available online]As a young man, Maurice Brianchon studied at school in Le Mans before joining the École des Beaux-Arts

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