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FONT, Constantin (<i>born</i> 1890), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FONT, Constantin (born 1890), Painter, engraver

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 11 January 1890, in Auch (Gers).

Painter, engraver. Nudes, genre scenes, landscapes.

Constantin Font studied under Fernand Cormon. He won the Prix de Rome in 1921 when he was already exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français, gaining an honourable mention in 1910, silver medal in 1921, gold in 1922. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1935.

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