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CHAISSAC, Gaston (1910 - 1964), Painter, watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAISSAC, Gaston (1910 - 1964), Painter, watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Avallon; died 6 November 1964, in Vix (Vendée).

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), watercolourist, collage artist, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, portraits, still-lifes, animals. Murals.

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[not available online] [not available online]Chaissac, a self-taught artist, served apprenticeships in several trades before he took up painting. He was a chef's assistant, worked in a hardware

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