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CHAPELLE, Suzanne J. - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAPELLE, Suzanne J. - Painter

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French, 20th century, female.

Painter. Figure compositions, figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, still-lifes.

Chapelle's first paintings date from the early 1940s. Her subjects at that time were traditional - such as women and small girls in interior scenes - and still-lifes painted in a Post-Cubist style, at times reminiscent of the work of Georges Braque. After 1963, her work changed radically as she explored the various possibilities of abstraction

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