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CORTELLARI, Jacques (<i>born</i> 1942), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORTELLARI, Jacques (born 1942), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 5 December 1942, in Rennes.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Figures, landscapes, animals. Murals, designs for mosaics.

Jacques Cortellari studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and has shown his work at solo exhibitions, notably at the Galerie Guigné. His compositions have a fairy-tale quality and are replete with mysterious animal shapes. He also produces engravings and drawings heightened with watercolours.

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