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FARGUE, Léon-Paul (1878 - 1947), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FARGUE, Léon-Paul (1878 - 1947), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 4 March 1878, in Paris; died 1947, in Paris.


Léon-Paul Fargue was the son of a potter. There is, however, some question about how serious a painter he was before he turned to poetry and wrote Tancred (Tancrède) and For Music (Pour la Musique). He said himself that he 'won quite a few prizes for drawing at

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