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HANTAI, Simon (<i>born</i> 1922), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HANTAI, Simon (born 1922), Painter, watercolourist, sculptor

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Active from 1949, naturalised in 1966, in France.

Born 1922, in Bia near Budapest.

Painter, watercolourist, sculptor.

After studying at the school of fine art in Budapest (1942-1948), Hantai travelled through Italy and settled in Paris in 1949.

Attracted by the Surrealists, but a solitary character, he experimented with pictorial techniques, the majority of which had been practised by the Surrealists: rubbings, collages,

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