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GESTALDER, Jacques (1918 - 2006), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GESTALDER, Jacques (1918 - 2006), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1918, in Ivry-sur-Seine; died 2006, in La Charité-sur-Loire.

Sculptor. Figures, busts.

Jacques Gestalder was a pupil of Wlérick and de Saupique at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He sculpted figures in the Rodin tradition with lively forms, often decorated with arabesques and inspired by dance movements. He also sculpted a number of portrait busts, including those of Jean

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