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MENNESSONS, Jacques (1923 - 1983), Painter, pastellist, collage artist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MENNESSONS, Jacques (1923 - 1983), Painter, pastellist, collage artist, sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1923, in Paris; died 1983, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, collage artist, sculptor, draughtsman, engraver. Designs for tapestries.

Neo-Constructivism.

Mennessons followed courses in history and art from 1946. He made contact with Henri Laurens and Albert Gleizes, becoming a student of the latter for two years and working in his studio. When Gleizes died,

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