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MONDRIAN, Piet Cornelis (1872 - 1944), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONDRIAN, Piet Cornelis (1872 - 1944), Painter

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1872, in Amersfoort; died 1 February 1944, in New York.



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[not available online] [not available online]Piet Cornelis Mondrian was born into a strict Calvinist family. His father, the headmaster of a primary school in Amersfoort, insisted that his son secure his future by obtaining a degree in education. Mondrian complied with his

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