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GOBO, Georges (1876 - 1958), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOBO, Georges (1876 - 1958), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1876, in San Francisco; died 1958, in Nantes, France.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator, engraver. Portraits, local scenes, landscapes.

Georges Gobo went to Paris at a young age and became a designer in Angers. He taught himself to engrave. He tirelessly sketched landscapes throughout France, Belgium, Holland and Italy, which he then reproduced on copper,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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