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CALMIS, Charlotte (1918 - 1982), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALMIS, Charlotte (1918 - 1982), Painter

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Syrian, 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1918, in Aleppo; died 18 November 1982, in Paris.


Charlotte Calmis came to Paris at the age of 17 and attended the studios of artists like Lhote, Gromaire and Lurçat where she met Jacques Villon, who gave her advice on artistic matters. In 1947 she was a member of the Dazzled Hands (Mains Èblouies) group. She

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