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REVOL, Jean (<i>born</i> 1929), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REVOL, Jean (born 1929), Painter, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 4 March 1929, in Lyons.

Painter, draughtsman.

Revol lived near Paris. He is particularly known for his work as an art critic for the Nouvelle Revue Française from 1959 until 1987. He spent a long time creating a series of chiaroscuro drawings of Don Quixote. His method of applying thick layers of colour gives his paintings an Informal Abstract style, while several

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