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MINNE, Georges (1866 - 1941), Sculptor, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MINNE, Georges (1866 - 1941), Sculptor, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 August 1866, in Ghent; died 1941, in Laethem-St-Martin.

Sculptor, draughtsman, engraver, illustrator. Figures. Groups, busts.

Symbolism.

Laethem-St-Martin Group (First School).

[not available online]Georges Minne's father was anxious that his son follow in his footsteps and, as a result, Minne started out studying architecture at the academy in Ghent. He abandoned his architectural

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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