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COURTIN, Pierre Louis Maurice (<i>born</i> 1921), Engraver, painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COURTIN, Pierre Louis Maurice (born 1921), Engraver, painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 20 January 1921, in Rebréchien (Loiret).

Engraver, painter.

Pierre Louis Maurice Courtin was first a farm labourer and later a woodsman. In 1939 he studied engraving at the École des Beaux-Arts in Orléans. In 1942 he passed the entry exam for the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris but he did not stay for long, attending instead the Académies Libres. He briefly entered the

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