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POIRET, Paul (1879 - 1944), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POIRET, Paul (1879 - 1944), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Paris; died May 1944, in Paris.

Painter. Landscapes, interiors, still-lifes.

[not available online] [not available online]Paul Poiret was better known in his active career as a fashion designer, decorative designer, and farsighted collector who helped some of the best artists of his time to become established. Much of his own fashion work was influenced by these people and from

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