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Brassaï

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00025754
Brassaï

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1923.

Born Gyula Halász, 9 September 1899, in Brassó, Romania (then Brasov, Transylvania, Austria-Hungary); died 8 July 1984, in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France.

Sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, photographer, filmmaker, writer.

After service in a cavalry regiment in the Austro-Hungarian army in World War I, Brassaï studied at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Photography and Photographs ; Prints and Printmaking ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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