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REDON, Georges (1869 - 1943), Painter, engraver, lithographer, humorist artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REDON, Georges (1869 - 1943), Painter, engraver, lithographer, humorist artist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 November 1869, in Paris; died 1943, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, lithographer, humorist artist, designer. Figures, nudes, genre scenes, flowers.

Georges Redon designed several restaurants in Montmartre. He created a great many humorous illustrations, in particular concerning the motorists of the Belle Époque period, muffled up in animal furs. Redon exhibited his paintings in Paris

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