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DETRE, or Roland (1891 - 1945), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DETRE, or Roland (1891 - 1945), Painter

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1925 and naturalised in France from 1936.

Born 2 January 1891, in Budapest; died 10 April 1945, in Moulins, France.


After secondary studies in Budapest, Constant Detre studied under the direction of the Hungarian professor Simon Hollósy in Munich. He was in Paris before 1914, and familiarised himself with contemporary French painting. After 1918, he became the artistic counsellor to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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