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PETRASCO, Gheorghe (1872 - 1949), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PETRASCO, Gheorghe (1872 - 1949), Painter

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Romanian, 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Tecuci; died 1949, in Bucharest.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Gheorghe Petrasco studied in Bucharest from 1893 to 1898, and in Munich. He trained in Paris at the Académie Julian, from 1898 to 1902, and with Bouguereau. He travelled to Italy, Spain and Egypt. He was a sensitive colourist and applied his paint generously. He is considered an important figure in

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