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GUILLAIN, Marthe (1890 - 1974), Painter, collage artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUILLAIN, Marthe (1890 - 1974), Painter, collage artist

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Belgian, 20th century, female.

Born 1890, in Charleroi; died 1974, in Boitsfort (Brussels).

Painter, collage artist. Figures, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Marthe Guillain studied in the studio of Cormon in Paris, and also in Istanbul. Like many other Belgian artists she travelled to the 'colonies', notably visiting the Pygmies in the Congo between 1950 and 1953.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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