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CLAUS, Camille (1920 - 2005), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLAUS, Camille (1920 - 2005), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 30 September 1920, in Strasbourg; died 2 July 2005.


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Claus studied under Auguste Herbin in 1949 and 1950, then went on to follow in his mentor's footsteps by painting classically Abstract Geometric compositions. He exhibited in the 1950s at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles in Paris before entering Friedlander's workshop in 1955-1956.

His painting evolved from abstract constructions towards

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