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DRIES, Jean (1905 - 1973), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DRIES, Jean (1905 - 1973), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 20th century, male.

Active also active in Argentina.

Born 19 October 1905, in Bar-le-Duc; died 1973.

Painter, watercolourist. Nudes, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

[not available online]Jean Dries started painting in 1921 and worked alongside a master-glassmaker. In 1926, he went to Paris, thanks to a grant from the town of Bar-le-Duc. He studied with Lucien Simon at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, whilst doing various jobs to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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