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CHRISTOFOROU, John (<i>born</i> 1921), Painter (gouache)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHRISTOFOROU, John (born 1921), Painter (gouache)

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British, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1956.

Born 10 March 1921, in London, to Greek parents.

Painter (gouache). Portraits.

[not available online]John Christoforou spent part of his childhood in London, where he was born in 1921. After losing both of his parents, he went to Greece at the age of eight. A neighbour paid for him to study at the school of fine arts in Athens

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