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GIACOMETTI, Alberto (1901 - 1966), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIACOMETTI, Alberto (1901 - 1966), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Active from 1922 active in France.

Born 10 October 1901, in Borgonovo (Grisons); died 11 January 1966, near Stampa (Grisons).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, sculptor (including bronze), draughtsman (including ink), engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Figures, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Paris Surrealist group, Groupe des Italiens de Paris.

Alberto Giacometti was born in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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