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POPHILLAT, Jean-Pierre (<i>born</i> 1937), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POPHILLAT, Jean-Pierre (born 1937), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 August 1937, in Vichy.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes.

From 1957, Jean-Pierre Pophillat studied under Chapelain-Midy at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He took the Casa Velázquez award in 1964 and lived in Madrid until 1966.

His paintings of Mediterranean coastal sights brim with joie de vivre bolstered by vibrant colours and a sound planar structure. One of his favourite themes was

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