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GISCHIA, Léon (1903 - 1991), Painter, illustrator, designer, scenographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GISCHIA, Léon (1903 - 1991), Painter, illustrator, designer, scenographer

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 8 June 1903, in Dax (Landes); died May 1991.

Painter (including gouache), illustrator, designer, scenographer. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes. Wall decorations, stage sets.

[not available online]Léon Gischia had already pursued advanced studies in literature and the history of art and archaeology before deciding on a career in painting in 1923. From 1923 to 1927 he was a pupil of Othon

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