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KOURA, Bernard (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KOURA, Bernard (born 1923), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 25 May 1923, in Alençon.

Painter. Murals.

Bernard Koura trained in fresco painting at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1963 to 1983 he taught at the regional fine arts school in Le Mans. Until 1959 he concentrated exclusively on monumental art and did not begin easel painting until this date. His paintings show a clear lyricism of touch. After a lyrical-abstract

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