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LACOMBE, Georges (1868 - 1916), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LACOMBE, Georges (1868 - 1916), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1868, in Versailles; died 1916, in Alençon.

Painter, sculptor. Marionettes.

Symbolism.

Nabis Group.

[not available online]Georges Lacombe was the son of the painter Laure Lacombe, who taught him to draw. His father was a cabinet-maker and taught him how to work with wood. In 1891 he produced four decorative wood sculptures that were Symbolist in style.

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