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NEVELSON, Louise (1899 - 1988), Painter, engraver, sculptor of assemblages, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NEVELSON, Louise (1899 - 1988), Painter, engraver, sculptor of assemblages, draughtswoman

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Ukrainian, 20th century, female.

Active and naturalised in the USA.

Born 23 September 1899, in Kiev; died 17 April 1988, in New York.

Painter, engraver, sculptor of assemblages, draughtswoman.

Louise Nevelson's family left Russia in 1905 and moved to the USA where they settled in Rockland, Maine. She married an American, Charles Nevelson, in 1920 and moved to New York. She studied painting and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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