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MALFRAY, Charles Alexandre (1887 - 1940), Sculptor, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MALFRAY, Charles Alexandre (1887 - 1940), Sculptor, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 19 July 1887, in Orléans; died 28 May 1940, in Dijon.

Sculptor, painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman. Nudes. Monuments, statues.

Charles Malfray came from a long line of quarriers, all involved in statuary. His father died the day he was born, and his mother steered him in the direction of sculpture, and his brother towards architecture, in the

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