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FINI, Leonor (1908 - 1996), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FINI, Leonor (1908 - 1996), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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Italian, 20th century, female.

Active from 1933, then naturalised in France.

Born 30 August 1908, in Buenos Aires, to Italian parents; died 18 January 1996, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, draughtswoman (including ink), illustrator. Figure compositions, figures, portraits, animals. Stage costumes and sets, screens.

Surrealist group.

[not available online]Leonor Fini began to paint at a very young age.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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