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MARAIS, Jean (1914 - 1998), Painter, sculptor, potter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARAIS, Jean (1914 - 1998), Painter, sculptor, potter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1914; died 8 November 1998, in Cannes.

Painter, sculptor, potter.

The works of this famous actor appeared on the market at the Boris Kochno sale held by Sotheby's in Monaco in October 1992. Jean Cocteau had been instrumental in bringing about his awareness and appreciation of art. It was not until later, in his villa in Vallauris, that Jean Marais himself

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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