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André, Albert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00004669
André, Albert

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1869, in Lyons; died 11 July 1954, in Avignon.

Painter, illustrator. Figure compositions, nudes, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes with figures, still-lifes, flowers. Designs for tapestries.

He came to Paris in 1889 as an industrial designer. At the age of 23 he enrolled at the studio of William Bouguereau at the Académie Julian, where he met Ranson, Louis Valtat and the young poet and dramatist Henry Bataille, who at the time was training as a painter. He illustrated ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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