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HELLEU, Jean (<i>born</i> 1894), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HELLEU, Jean (born 1894), Painter, watercolourist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 November 1894.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes, seascapes.

Jean Helleu was the son of Paul Helleu. He exhibited at the main salons in Paris, including the Salon des Tuileries, and was made official painter to the Navy in 1945. Pierre du Colombier, presenting his first exhibition in 1943, said of him 'Helleu is certainly not one of those painters who present the public with

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