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MAUSSION, Charles (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAUSSION, Charles (born 1923), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1923, in Nantes.


Maussion studied in Paris at the Institut d'Art et d'Archéologie, at the same time working on painting in the studios of first André Lhote and then Fernand Léger. From 1949, he attended the Abstract Art studio of Jean Dewasne and Edgar Pillet, during which time he evolved towards abstraction. He began in this style with paintings related to Geometric Abstraction,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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