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TOYEN, Marie (1902 - 1980), Painter, collage artist, draughtswoman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TOYEN, Marie (1902 - 1980), Painter, collage artist, draughtswoman, engraver

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Czech, 20th century, female.

Active in France 1925-1928 and after 1947.

Born 21 September 1902, in Prague; died 9 November 1980, in Paris.

Painter, collage artist, draughtswoman, engraver. Scenes with figures, figures, landscapes.

Devetsil Group, Surrealist Group of Czechoslovakia.

[not available online]A leading Czech Surrealist, Toyen studied at the Prague school of fine arts (1919-1920). In 1922, she met the painter and

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