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GILI, Marcel (1914 - 1993), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILI, Marcel (1914 - 1993), Sculptor, painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 February 1914, in Thuir, Roussillon; died 10 December 1993, in Paris.

Sculptor, painter, draughtsman.

Marcel Gili was the son of a stone mason and from a family with artistic leanings, so it is not surprising that at the age of sixteen he was able to enter the Perpignan workshop of the sculptor Gustave Violet, where he met Maillol, who

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