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CORTOT, Jean (<i>born</i> 1925), Painter, engraver, illustrator, graphic designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORTOT, Jean (born 1925), Painter, engraver, illustrator, graphic designer

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 February 1925, in Alexandria, Egypt.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, graphic designer. Posters, wall decorations, designs for tapestries, designs for carpets.

From 1942, Jean Cortot studied under Othon Friesz at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, and together with Busse, Calmettes, Patrix and others, was a co-founder of the L'Echelle (Scale) group which exhibited in Paris in 1943, 1946, 1947 and

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