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CHAPIN, Jean (1896 - 1994), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAPIN, Jean (1896 - 1994), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 21 February 1896, in Paris; died 24 May 1994, in Jouy-sur-Morin.

Painter. Nudes, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Chapin, as an apprentice in the furniture trade at the École Boulle, attended the Académie de la Grande Chaumière on an occasional basis, but without finding a teacher. His first works date from 1913, after which his career was interrupted by World War I. His

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