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GIR, Charles Félix (1883 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIR, Charles Félix (1883 - 1941), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 November 1883, in Tours; died 1941.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, sculptor, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Married to a well-known actress, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Charles Gir went to the Paris Opéra every night for 17 years. He made many sketches of dancers and caricatures, and at the end of his wife's performance used to deliver them to the

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