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GERMAIN, Jacques (1915 - 2001), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GERMAIN, Jacques (1915 - 2001), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 13 January 1915, in Paris; died 17 July 2001.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist.

[not available online]In 1931, on the advice of Blaise Cendrars, Jacques Germain became a pupil of Fernand Léger and Amédée Ozenfant at the Académie Moderne, Paris. He soon left for the Bauhaus in Dessau, where Jean Leppien remembered his arrival, and was taught by Kandinsky and Albers from 1931 to 1932.

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