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Lobo, Balthazar or Baltasar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Lobo, Balthazar or Baltasar

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1939.

Born 1910, in Zamora (Castilla y León); died 1993.


Balthazar Lobo began his art career sculpting religious figures in a workshop of popular art. In 1927, he enrolled in the school of fine arts in Madrid, but only stayed three months, preferring to work alone. After the civil war, he fled to Paris where he was helped by Picasso and became assistant to Henri Laurens....

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art ; Religious Art

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