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DESCOSSY, Camille René Ferréol (1904 - 1980), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCOSSY, Camille René Ferréol (1904 - 1980), Painter, engraver

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1904, in Céret in the Pyrenées; died 20 August 1980, in Castelnou.

Painter, engraver. Figure compositions, figures, nudes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Camille Descossy's pictures are pleasing to the eye; he tackled a wide range of subjects including figures as in Temptation of St Anthony and nudes as in Nude with Apple. He also painted landscapes of the countryside

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