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POPESCU, Stefan (1872 - 1948), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POPESCU, Stefan (1872 - 1948), Painter, engraver

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Romanian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1872, in Fintzesti (Valahia); died 1948, in Bucharest.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes.

Stefan Popescu studied in Munich with Nikolaos Gysis and then in Paris. He was a founder-member of the artistic youth group and an honorary member of the Romanian academy. Originally a painter of religious scenes, he later portrayed scenes of working-class Romanian life

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