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LASSNIG, Maria (<i>born</i> 1919), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LASSNIG, Maria (born 1919), Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman

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Austrian, 20th century, female.

Born 1919 or 1925, in Kappel-Körten.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtswoman.

Maria Lassnig studied under Boeckl at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna before spending time in Paris in 1952-1953 and again from 1961 to 1968. She lived in New York from 1968 to 1980 before finally settling in Vienna, where she taught at the fine arts academy. Her work was initially characterised

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