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RICHIER, Germaine (1904 - 1959), Sculptor, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RICHIER, Germaine (1904 - 1959), Sculptor, draughtswoman

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 16 September 1904, in Grans, near Arles; died 31 July 1959, in Montpellier.

Sculptor, draughtswoman. Figures, nudes. Busts.

Germaine Richier studied under Louis Guigues, who had previously worked for Rodin, at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier from 1920. She went to Paris in 1925, where Antoine Bourdelle taught her for five years. She opened her own studio in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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