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LETENDRE, Rita (<i>born</i> 1929), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LETENDRE, Rita (born 1929), Painter

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Canadian, 20th century, female.

Born 1929, in Drummondville.

Painter. Murals.

Rita Letendre studied at Montreal School of Fine Arts. In 1962 she travelled to France with a grant from the Canadian Arts Council. Between 1965 and 1970 she lived in Los Angeles where she studied engraving.

After finishing at the Fine Arts school, she worked in a slightly surrealist style, verging on an instinctive automatism, reckless and impassioned,

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