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DERBRÉ, Louis (<i>born</i> 1925), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DERBRÉ, Louis (born 1925), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1925, in the Mayenne region.

Sculptor. Nudes, animals. Busts.

Louis Derbré was self-taught and began working as a sculptor in 1947.

He works in clay, wood, iron, granite and marble. Most of his sculptures represent the female form, which he likes to capture in acrobatic positions or even as though they are performing movements suspended above the ground. He won the Prix

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