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DELAUNAY, Robert (1885 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DELAUNAY, Robert (1885 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, designer

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 April 1885, in Paris; died 25 October 1941, in Montpellier.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman (including charcoal), designer. Figures, portraits, self-portraits, scenes with figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes, flowers. Stage sets, murals, low reliefs.

Orphism.

Abstraction-Création Group.

[not available online]Robert Delaunay did not receive any formal training in art and did not attend art school. He abandoned

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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