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LEROY, Eugène (1910 - 2000), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEROY, Eugène (1910 - 2000), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Tourcoing; died 8 May 2000, in Wasquehal.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, portraits.

Groupe de Roubaix.

Eugène Leroy spent his youth in the Tournai area, by the Escaut. His father was a painter who died very young in 1911. Leroy began to paint in 1925, visiting museums and attracted above all by Rembrandt. In 1928 he

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