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LANHAS, Fernando (1923 - 2012), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANHAS, Fernando (1923 - 2012), Painter

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Portuguese, 20th century, male.

Born 1923, in Oporto. Died 4 February 2012, in Porto, Portugal.


Fernando Lanhas' activities as an architect and magazine director allowed him little time for painting, but he nevertheless holds an important place in recent Portuguese painting as the first Abstract Geometric painter of the post-war years. His work is similar to the very strict abstract geometric of Mortensen and is

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