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DUMAS, Marlène (<i>born</i> 1953), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUMAS, Marlène (born 1953), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

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South African, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in the Netherlands from 1976.

Born 1953, in Cape Town.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman.

After studying at the Michelis School of Fine Arts in Cape Town, at the age of 23 Marlène Dumas moved to the Netherlands, where she joined Atelier 63 in Haarlem. She continues to live and work in Amsterdam. Dumas' figurative works seek to convey a sensibility,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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