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PINTO, Marie-Thérèse (<i>born</i> 1910), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PINTO, Marie-Thérèse (born 1910), Sculptor

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Chilean, 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1910, in Santiago.


Pinto studied in Germany and Italy. She then went to France, and received advice from Brancusi and Henri Laurens. During World War II, she was in Mexico, studying Pre-Columbian art. She returned to Paris in 1950. During the 1950s, her works showed full, almost vegetal figuration. Among her most noted works are Astral Colloquium, 1961; The

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