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Barbançon, Christian or Chris

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Barbançon, Christian or Chris

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1940, in St-Germain-en-Laye; died 1994.


Christian Barbançon was originally a manual labourer. He first encountered oil painting in 1955 but did not begin to paint seriously until 1962 after a period in Algeria during the Algerian War. He worked in Paris....

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art

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