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CHABAS, Paul Émile (1869 - 1937), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHABAS, Paul Émile (1869 - 1937), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1869, in Nantes; died 1937, in Paris.

Painter. Figure compositions, nudes, portraits.

[not available online]Chabas was a pupil of William Bouguereau and of Tony Robert-Fleury. He painted female nudes in the most traditional of the academic styles; he belonged to that element of the old Salon des Artistes Français unable to acknowledge the new creativity emerging from the beginning of the

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