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LEGRAND, René (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

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

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 26 September 1923, in Nantes.


René Legrand was a pupil of the École des Arts Décoratifs from 1941 to 1942 and in 1943 joined the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. He received advice from Alfred Manessier and the Argentinian sculptor Sesotris Vitullo. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon de Mai from 1949 and had a solo show in Paris in

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