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TANGUY, Yves (1900 - 1955), Painter, collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TANGUY, Yves (1900 - 1955), Painter, collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Active from 1939 active and from 1948 naturalised in the USA.

Born 5 January 1900, in Paris; died 15 January 1955, in Woodbury, USA.

Painter (gouache), collage artist, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Figures, animals, landscapes.

Paris Surrealist group.

[not available online] [not available online]Yves Tanguy's parents were from Brittany. His father was a naval officer and Yves himself joined

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