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SALLES, Francis (<i>born</i> 1926), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SALLES, Francis (born 1926), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 12 August 1926, in St-Maur-des-Fossés.

Painter. Figures, still-lifes.

[not available online]Francis Salles began to study at the École du Louvre in 1945, but in 1947 he became an actor and worked in films and on the stage. It was not until 1953 that he finally decided to become a painter. In 1956 the critic Michel Tapié included him in the group of painters

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