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PUIFORCAT, Jean (1897 - 1945), Sculptor, worker in precious metals

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PUIFORCAT, Jean (1897 - 1945), Sculptor, worker in precious metals

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1897, in Paris; died October 1945, in Paris.

Sculptor, worker in precious metals.

Art Deco.

Union des Artistes Modernes group.

[not available online]Puiforcat was a student of the sculptor Louis Lejeune and a founder member of the Union des Artistes Modernes. He produced gold and silver work in a minimalist style and revived the art of religious gold work.

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