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LEPÂTRE, Philippe (1900 - 1979), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEPÂTRE, Philippe (1900 - 1979), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 6 August 1900; died 14 November 1979, in Paris.


Philippe Lepâtre studied architecture and painting in Berlin. Between 1940 and 1944 he was involved in the French Resistance in the Alps and he took French nationality in 1943. He paints on paper, the highly receptive medium used in the Far East; this brings out his gestural graphism by which, without reference to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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