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Becan, Bernard

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00014709
Becan, Bernard

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 8 March 1890, in Paris; died 1943.

Painter, illustrator, caricaturist, poster artist, engraver. Landscapes.

Bernard Bécan studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Prior to 1914, he took lessons at the Atelier Verdier. It was at this time that he chose what was to be his 'world', Montmartre and the ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Graphic Design and Typography ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art

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