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CHAZAL, Malcolm de (1902 - 1981), Painter (gouache)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHAZAL, Malcolm de (1902 - 1981), Painter (gouache)

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 12 September 1902, in Vacoas, Mauritius; died 1 October 1981.

Painter (gouache). Still-lifes, landscapes, animals.

Malcolm de Chazal was a British subject born in Mauritius into a family of French origin. An engineer by profession, he was also a philosopher and poet. He began painting in 1957, basing his work around aphorisms, fables, short stories and poetry. Encouraged by Georges Braque, De

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