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DESPIAU, Charles Albert (1874 - 1946), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESPIAU, Charles Albert (1874 - 1946), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 4 November 1874, in Mont-de-Marsan; died 28 October 1946, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Nudes. Monuments, groups, statues, busts.

[not available online] [not available online]Charles Albert Despiau, grandson and son of master plasterers, left Mont-de-Marsan in 1891, at the age of 17, to go to Paris, where he entered the École des Art Décoratifs. He studied under Hector

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