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LONNÉ, Raphaël (1910 - 1989), Draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LONNÉ, Raphaël (1910 - 1989), Draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1910, in Landes; died 1989.

Draughtsman.

Art Brut.

After trying various professions, Raphaël Lonné became a postman in the Landes countryside. He had never done any drawing and only began in 1950 at the time of his experiments with spiritualism. His creations were full of the signs and symbols of visionary art and at the same time depicted obvious characteristics of Naive

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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