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CHAVIGNIER, Louis (1922 - 1972), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAVIGNIER, Louis (1922 - 1972), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1922, in Montboudif (Cantal); died 25 July 1972, in Clermont-Ferrand.


Having spent his childhood in the Auvergne region of France, after the Liberation Chavignier enrolled at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts where he frequented several studios. In 1952, he made his debut as a sculptor at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, the Salon de la Jeune Sculpture and at the Antwerp

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