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LAURENS, Marthe (<i>died</i> 1955), Painter, ceramicist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAURENS, Marthe (died 1955), Painter, ceramicist

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French, 20th century, female.

Active in Paris.

Died c. 1955, in Paris.

Painter, ceramicist. Still-lifes.

Marthe Laurens was the wife of the sculptor Henri Laurens. In later years she successfully turned her hand to ceramics. She exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants from 1920. There was an exhibition of her Cubist-inspired still-lifes which reflected her great admiration for Georges Braque.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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