Reference Entry

FALKENSTEIN, Claire (1908 - 1997), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FALKENSTEIN, Claire (1908 - 1997), Sculptor

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies


Show Summary Details


American, 20th century, female.

Active from 1950 also active in France.

Born 22 July 1908, in Coos Bay (Oregon); died 1997.


Claire Falkenstein graduated in literature and then taught for a while at Mills College, Oakland, and the California School of Fine Art, San Francisco, before she started painting. She subsequently took up sculpture in 1942. In 1950 she settled in Paris and visited Belgium, Germany, Spain

Reference Entry.  610 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.