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FILIGER, Charles (1863 - 1928), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FILIGER, Charles (1863 - 1928), Painter, engraver

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 November 1863, in Thann (Alsace); died 11 January 1928, in Plougastel or Brest.

Painter (gouache), engraver. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes.

School of Pont-Aven.

In 1886, Charles Filiger headed for Paris in order to paint, where he absorbed Seurat's Pointillism and Van Gogh's turbulent manner. After a brawl, he left Paris for Brittany, where he worked alongside Gauguin

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