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Doméla, César

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00052428
Doméla, César

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Active from 1933 active in France.

Born 15 January 1900, in Amsterdam; died December 1992, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), sculptor, engraver, photomontage artist. Landscapes, still-lifes.

Groups: Abstraction-Création, Réalités Nouvelles.

César Doméla was the son of the founder of the Dutch Socialist movement. He first began painting at the age of 19, when his father died. He painted landscapes and still-lifes in a manner bordering on Expressionism, later becoming very stylised. In ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Prints and Printmaking ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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