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POUGNY, Jean Albert (1892 - 1956), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POUGNY, Jean Albert (1892 - 1956), Painter, watercolourist

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Russian/Finnish, 20th century, male.

Active from 1924, naturalised in France from 1946.

Born 22 February 1892 or or, in Kouokkala, Finland (now Repino, St Petersburg, Russia); died 28 December 1956, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist.


[not available online]Jean Albert Pougny, whose real name was Ivan Puni, was of Italian descent: his grandfather was the composer César Puni and his father was a violinist. He

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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