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PROWELLER, Emmanuel (1918 - 1981), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PROWELLER, Emmanuel (1918 - 1981), Painter

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Active in France after 1948.

Born 1918, in Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine); died 25 December 1981.


Emmanuel Proweller entered the Lwów polytechnic to study architecture, but in 1948, after the difficult war and post-war years, left Poland for Paris.

During his Abstract phase, Proweller painted large elegant forms, flat surfaces of bright colour bounded by graceful curves, and criss-crossing arabesques, in the spirit

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