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MAAR, Dora (1907 - 1997), Painter, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAAR, Dora (1907 - 1997), Painter, photographer

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 22 November 1907, in Paris (not in Tours), to a mother from Touraine and a Yugoslav father; died 16 July 1997, in Paris.

Painter, photographer. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Dora Maar spent her youth in Argentina with her father, an architect of Yugoslavian origin. On returning to France in 1925, she studied in Paris at the Union des Arts Décoratifs, at

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