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GIBRAN, Khalil (1883 - 1931), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIBRAN, Khalil (1883 - 1931), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor

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Lebanese, 20th century, male.

Active then naturalised in the USA.

Born 6 January 1883, in Bécharré; died 10 April 1931, in New York.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, sculptor, poet. Figures, portraits.

Symbolism.

Together with his family, Khalil Gibran left the Lebanon at the age of 12, and settled in Boston, where his artistic talent brought him to the attention of well-known writers

Reference Entry.  422 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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