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CÉSAR (1921 - 1998), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CÉSAR (1921 - 1998), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 January 1921, in Marseilles, to Tuscan parents; died 6 December 1998, in Paris.

Sculptor. Figures, animals.

Nouveaux Réalistes group.

César's father was a barrel-maker who later ran a bistro in the Belle de Mai district of Marseilles. In 1933, César left the local school to help him, but upon the advice of a travelling businessman, his mother registered him

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