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MAGRITTE, René François Ghislain (1898 - 1967), Painter, collage artist, illustrator, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAGRITTE, René François Ghislain (1898 - 1967), Painter, collage artist, illustrator, designer

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 21 November 1898, in Lessines (Hainaut); died 15 August 1967, in Schaerbeek.

Painter, collage artist, illustrator, designer, film-maker, writer.

Brussels Surrealist group, Hainaut Surrealist group.

[not available online] [not available online]After classical studies in Charleroi, René François Ghislain Magritte attended, somewhat half-heartedly, the classes of Emile van Damme-Sylva, Gisbert Combaz, and Constant Montald at the Académie

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