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CARTON, Jean Maurice (1912 - 1988), Sculptor, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARTON, Jean Maurice (1912 - 1988), Sculptor, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 23 May 1912, in Paris; died December 1988, in Paris.

Sculptor, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, nudes, portraits. Busts.

Jean Maurice Carton served his apprenticeship as a sculptor at the École des Arts Appliqués in Paris and spent a short time at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts. He studied under Wlérick, who recognised Jean Carton's precocious talent when

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