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CANTRE, Jozef (1890 - 1957), Sculptor, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CANTRE, Jozef (1890 - 1957), Sculptor, engraver, illustrator

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1890, in Ghent; died 1957, in Ghent.

Sculptor, engraver (wood), illustrator.

Jozef Cantre attended the Koninklijke Academie in Ghent and began to sculpt in 1909 under the influence of Constantin Meunier and Georges Minne. He was quick to join the Expressionist movement. He lived in the Netherlands between 1918 and 1930 with Gustave de Smet and Frits van den Berghe. On

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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